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A female firefighter for Montana was fired for posting supposedly “racy” content on her Instagram, she claims and has recently filed a wrongful termination act against the Evergreen Fire Rescue Department. Presley Pritchard announced the news to her followers online with a screenshot of an article published by Daily Inter Lake. “The article finally came out today regarding my lawsuit against the fire department for sexual discrimination & unlawful termination. The state ruled in my favor 4x since August,” she wrote. Adding, “Ladies, don’t ever let...
Ecuador’s President Lenín Moreno has issued an apology via Twitter regarding his recent comments demeaning the seriousness of sexual harassment. On Friday, at a conference in Guayaquil, Moreno spoke about the dire issues men face in a slowly progressing world when it comes to believing victims. Men, he said, are “permanently subjected to the danger of being accused of harassment.” Moreno then went on to say that women are biased around reporting incidents of abuse. Better looking men are less likely to be denounced, whereas “ugly”...
It’s a special kind of violence of having your ex’s name shouted at you in public. A video of Halsey cussing out a fan went viral Sunday afternoon. The 25-year-old “Bad At Love” singer was performing Saturday evening at a pre-Super Bowl concert in Miami. In a video shared on Twitter, Halsey is in the middle of speaking, when she suddenly snaps and charges in the direction of her antagonizer saying “You say G-Eazy one more fucking time I’ll kick you out of this party. Test...
Last month, two feminist activists were murdered in Mexico. The second was just a little over two weeks ago, when the body of activist and artist Isabel Cabanillas de la Torre, was discovered in the border city of Jaurez, Mexico. Now, a pink cross stands where her body was found A member of the feminist collective Daughters of Maquila Woker Mothers, Cabanillas's murder sparked outrage within the feminist community in Juarez. Upon the news of her death, friends, family and dozens of activists gathered asking that...
This Sunday, Katie Sowers will be both the first woman and the first openly gay person to coach in the Super Bowl — although, as she says, she hopes she definitely won't be the last. Sowers has had a love for sports since a young age. She played sports with her twin sister, Liz, growing up in Hesston, Kansas, and as she told People, “any journal entry in school, it was always about football.” Later, she attended Goshen College in Indiana, a private school with a religious affiliation to...
Anti-choice groups are surely, surely, exhausting their reasons and facts for women not having the right to abortions by now. From "It’s murder;" "it isn’t natural;" to "who are we to decide?"; and “but they have fingernails!” And it appears that since they are running out and scraping the unjust barrel, these baby-loving groups have deemed, without any evidence to back it up, that not one abortion has or will ever be medically needed. The group “ProLife OBYGYNS” tweeted about their latest epiphany last week...
Well, let them eat cake. This past Monday, a GoFundMe was set up by Colin Bishopp in the hopes to raise enough money to send all 53 Republican senators a cake, urging them to let Trump’s former national security advisor, John Bolton, speak at the upcoming impeachment trial. Bishopp stated in the description of the fundraiser, “Republicans in the US Senate refuse to allow witnesses in President Trump's impeachment trial, so let's deliver them John Bolton's testimony on a cake. Maybe that will make the...
During a church service, Paula White, pastor, spiritual advisor to Trump and member of Trump’s Evangelical advisory board, said, “We command any satanic pregnancies to miscarry right now!” Often called the “female Trump,” she continued, “We declare that anything that’s been conceived in satanic wombs that it will miscarry, it will not be able to carry forth any plan of destruction, any plan of harm.”  “We command all satanic pregnancies to miscarry right now” — Special Adviser to the White House Faith and Opportunity Initiative Paula White...
March for Life, an annual assemly of pro-life, anti-abortion advocates to protest the practice of abortion and the legality of Roe v. Wade, was founded January 22, 1974. Nellie Gray, a pro-life activist known for her philosophy “no exception, no compromise”, founded the event a year after the historic Roe v. Wade decision. The march is held in Washington D.C. and is organized by the March for Life Education and Defense Fund. The first March for Life in 1974, was attended by an estimated 20,000 protestors,...
In December of 2018, 21-year-old British back-packer, Grace Millane, was murdered and buried in a suitcase near Auckland, Australia. What followed was a trial in which her murderer tried to use her sexual history as an excuse for his actions. Using a womxn’s sexual preferences as justification for her death is not uncommon. It falls into a long and storied history of victim-blaming that women all too often face after they have experienced violent crimes. The age-old excuse of zeroing in on what a woman was...