For those that follow me, you know that I’m a stand-up comedian along with being a writer on this very site. I’ve been involved in comedy for a little over a decade and I’ve come across all sorts of comedians along the way. I’ve considered myself an ally to women,
The Senate Judiciary Committee will cast the first of three votes Friday, each will position Brett Kavanaugh closer or further away from a seat on the Supreme Court. The Friday morning Senate session was met with just as much contention as was present at the end of Thursday’s hearing. The
As we publish this week’s Bay Area news wrap, the world is watching the Senate floor, but we’ll refrain from too much of that until we know how this all shakes out. Until then, here’s your dose of local and other important stories that impact us here at home. Let’s
This is from the FB invite which is right here: Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez have bravely come forward and shared their stories about sexual misconduct and assault at the hands of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Even though Dr. Blasey Ford has repeatedly stated her desire to
Guest post by Jillian York In the past week, we’ve seen a new round of Feminists vs. Feminists. In one corner, we have young feminists, righteously angry at comedian Aziz Ansari and supportive of his pseudonymous accuser “Grace” and Babe, the publication that told her story. In the other corner,
Step aside Donald Trump, there’s a new bad hombre in town. Bikram Choudry is a self proclaimed yoga “guru” who founded a 26 pose heated yoga sequence that seduced thousands of young seekers. There are 330 Bikram studios in the United States and 600 worldwide; this is far beyond your local community yoga class. Bikram is also a 70 year old guy who teaches class in a tiny speedo, wears a $1 million diamond encrusted watch, and recently has had 6 sexual assault cases filed against him.
Locker room talk. Flirting. Masculinity. Aggression. Compliments. Boys will be boys. In the US and abroad, we’ve developed language to describe what we see, how we feel, and to describe situations. As a natural course in society, often we say things we don’t mean or confuse the purpose of that
Donald Trump has spent a lot of time complaining that the mainstream media is biased against him, but considering that on Friday a civil lawsuit was filed against him, for the 3rd time, alleging that he raped a 13 year old girl, it seems like they should actually be a lot