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Category Archive: sexism

Jul 08 2012

The new atheist anti-harassment policy takes effect

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Because — for the humor-impaired — there’s been way too much anger, bitterness, feuding and rancor over this subject (a subject which, among sensible adults, there should really be not a whiff of controversy at all) that I think a little calming levity is overdue. (For those curious, this comes from the amazing Tumblr feed Black …

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Jul 06 2011

Oh hell, is Elevatorgate going to ruin TAM9?

“What do women want?” Sigmund Freud once famously asked. Aretha Franklin answered him just as famously: “R-E-S-P-E-C-T, find out what it means to me!” If you haven’t been keeping up with the current online eruption surrounding Elevatorgate — and I suspect most of you have at least heard about it, as Skepchick and Pharyngula are …

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Dec 27 2010

Presenting the most offensive email we’ve ever gotten

And it’s not even Christian hate mail. Hell, that stuff’s almost always penny ante. No, this is someone who claims to be a fan, but who has his head…well, let’s just say that the attitudes expressed here reflect a level of clueless douchebaggery and stupidity that I’ve rarely seen. I suppose this way of thinking …

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