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To believe or not to believe? That’s not really the question

in: Elsewhere& Video Games

"One of the most radical things you can do is to actually believe women when they talk about their experiences." -Anita Sarkeesian A few days ago I was giving a talk on masculinity, media and violence. When I got to the video games portion of my talk, which of course included mentions of "GamerGate," Zoe… keep reading ->


Mad Men, Monsters & Mysogynists

in: Featured& Making News& Video Games

*Trigger warning: graphic threats and descriptions of violent acts* A man in New York slashes the throat of a woman who refused to talk to him. A man in Detroit shoots and kills a woman (and injures 5 others who were with her) after she rejects his advances. A man in Pakistan boards a bus… keep reading ->

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Please pardon my absence…

in: Elsewhere

Dear loyal readers; I apologize for my absence the past few weeks, with the start of a new school year approaching, things got a bit busy for me at the end of the summer. Over the past few weeks I've been all over the place doing trainings, chaperoning summer camps, etc. and I just didn't… keep reading ->


The Testosterone Injection That Could Ruin Orphan Black… And how to make sure it doesn’t

in: Featured& Film & TV

I wrote this piece for Apex Magazine, a monthly sci-fi, fantasy and horror magazine available in print and online. It's appearing today (August 5th, 2014) in Issue #63. Please feel free to read it here, order a copy of the magazine, or view it over on their website. Game of Thrones? Forget that... if you… keep reading ->


Stephen A. Smith and the curious case of the missing suspension (updated)

in: Sports

On December 13, 2012 during an episode of ESPN's First Take, commentator Rob Parker asked the following question about Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (RG3); "is he a brother or is he a cornball brother?" When asked by his confused co-hosts to clarify what he meant, Parker replied; “Well, he’s black, he kind of does… keep reading ->