Saturday, October 6, 2007

You've Come A Long Way Baby

... all the way to bitches, hos & fembots.

Headlines from this week in the world of misogyny.

Career-minded women not totally human, sez Today

By azeisler on Uncategorized

It’s been a while since I started my morning by screaming at my television, but a segment on today’s Today sent me into full-fledged flailing, eye-rolling, cursing spasms. Seriously, I think I scared my dog. The reason? Today’s report on “the rise of the fembot.”

To Bill Maher, women are like stocks…

By GuestBlogger on Pop Culture

By Guest Blogger Colette Gotfried Unfortunately, Bill Maher’s latest sexist comments never made it to YouTube. But, in last week’s HBO show, “Real Time with Bill Maher” (I watch him religiously, because I think he is quite smart), while talking to Maria Bartiromo he compared Nasdaq to a woman, saying: ““When I think of Nasdaq and the fluctuations of the stock market, it reminds me of a woman: Illogical, moody, unpredictable.”

Ann Coulter wants to take away women’s right to vote

By jpozner on Public Relations

Quick hat tip to Garance Franke-Ruta, who notes that although she usually ignores Ann Coulter (the same policy I usually take with the bigot Barbie of talk-TV), “this week she came out with a whopper” so particularly insane that pretty much everyone should be reporting it. Seems Coulter thinks that women’s suffrage should be revoked, [...]

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