Supermodel Beverly Johnson appeared on The View this morning to discuss the recent Vanity Fair article in which she alleges that Bill Cosby drugged her in the mid '80s at the height of The Cosby Show. Naturally, this meant bumping heads with The View's resident rape apologist, Whoopi Goldberg.
Women play a crucial role in ISIS's efforts to control the a wide expanse of territory in the Middle East. But how has a terrorist organization with a history of violence against women convinced them to join its cause?
There are a lot of annoying things about being a woman, like periods, childbirth and not being able to play basketball in a way that keeps spectators awake. But near the top of the list has got to be buying clothes.
The young actress was quick to identify as a feminist -- she just seems to have misunderstood the term's meaning
Andrea Fernandes 's insight:
"The assertion that the inequalities that persist in the UK and United States “don’t bother her” is a milder version of women against feminism rejecting the progress wrought by the women’s movement only as they bask in it. It’s a form of privilege not to be bothered by pay inequality, restricted reproductive healthcare access, rape culture and institutional sexism; it is also a form of privilege to create a hierarchy of problems that disregards some, when all of the problems need to be fixed."
Well, it's fucking depressing to say it was bound to happen but considering the state of the world, it really was: the woman who starred in Hollaback's viral street harassment video has reportedly been getting rape threats in the comments of the video on YouTube.
Shamil Tarpischev, president of the Russian Tennis Federation, has been fined and suspended for some offensive comments he made about the Williams sisters on Russian late-night TV. Specifically, he referred to the players as the "Williams brothers" and called their looks "frightening."