Donald Trump Continues His Attack on Debate Moderator Megyn Kelly, and Women in General

Courtesy of Gage Skidmore via commons.wikimedia.org

Courtesy of Gage Skidmore via Commons.Wikimedia.org

“Donald Trump found a new misogynistic low Friday, suggesting that Fox News moderator Megyn Kelly’s questions to him at Thursday night’s Republican presidential primary debate were driven by her menstrual cycle.”

– VOX.com

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Abusive Acid Attacks Against Women & Children, and an Organization Trying To Help

A beautiful blog called KindnessBlog.com recently posted an article and pictures of a mother and daughter from Iran who were attacked with acid by the mother’s abusive husband.

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Women on Twitter Start a National Conversation About Misogyny

 

It’s too bad that it has taken tragedy after tragedy for America to start acknowledging and talking as a nation about the consequences of rampant and overlooked misogyny. Just because American women aren’t forced to  cover themselves from head to toe in public doesn’t mean that there is no sexism in this country.

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What We Expect of Women

Photo courtesy of Flickr.com

Photo courtesy of Flickr.com

The Guardian has the best article on the Elliot Rodger shooting that I’ve read so far. It is a careful examination of the man and his motives, as well as how society’s attitudes towards women no doubt played a role in the injury and murder of his victims. We’re all asking why this happened, and this article draws attention to what I consider the most crucial aspects of the crime and Rodger’s personality (from TheGuardian.com):

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