Editor’s Notes Revealed in Simon & Schuster’s Rebuttal to Milo Yiannopoulos Lawsuit Both Hilarious and Infuriating
I know that Christmas was a couple of days ago, but this tweet from yesterday totally makes it feel like Christmas is still happening!Read More
"Fear is the path to the Dark Side. Fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate leads to suffering."Read More
The ACLU's California chapters have officially broken ranks from the rest of the ACLU National organization, announcing in a statement that they condemn groups who hide behind the First Amendment as an excuse to incite or engage in violence.Read More
Hush, hush, Bill.
After getting well-deserved heat for booking Milo Yiannopoulos on his show, Bill Maher now wants to take credit for his fall. But the real source, according to Vox, is a 16-year-old Canadian girl who pays really close attention to her podcasts.Read More
For Roxane Gay, Simon & Schuster Canceling Milo Yiannopoulos’ Book At This Stage Is Too Little, Too Late
Back in January, feminist writer Roxanne Gay pulled her latest book, How to Be Heard, from her publisher, Simon & Schuster, because they were also giving a platform to known Bigot-of-All-Trades Milo Yiannopoulos. Lately, everyone (except for maybe Bill Maher) is starting to realize that Yiannopoulos is a liability, and are cutting ties with him, including Simon & Schuster. But for Gay, it's too little, too late.Read More
11-year-old Jordan Reeves was born with a limb difference: her left arm stops just above her elbow. She's invented a bunch of cool tools to help other kids with only one limb--including one prosthetic that looks like a unicorn horn and shoots sparkles. She is everything pure and good in this world.Read More
Trump Threatens to Take Away UC Berkeley’s Federal Funding Following Cancellation of Milo Yiannopoulos’ Talk
By "talk" we mean "hate speech".
President Trump tweeted a veiled threat that he would eliminate the funding supplied to UC Berkeley by the federal government.Read More
Like most of us, Roxane Gay didn't approve of Simon & Schuster offering a lucrative book deal to internet hatemonger Milo Yiannopoulous. Unlike us, she was in a position to actually do something about it that would catch the attention of the folks at Simon & Schuster, and so, she did.Read More
Trans Student Publicly Mocked by Milo Yiannopoulos’ University Tour Rejects School’s Apology in Spectacular Fashion
Garbage human Milo Yiannopoulos is on a university tour and, surprise, it's not going well.
The student has some, um, harsh words for her school.Read More
I miss the days when tolls just lived under bridges and ate people.
Some things just go together perfectly: peanut butter and jelly, macaroni and cheese, Milo Yiannopolous and 4chan ... Yes, Breitbart's own "free speech" advocate is looking to make his position as king of the trolls official as he moves forward with plans to swoop in and rescue the 4chan image board from its own financial struggles.Read More
Leslie Jones’ Website Hacked and Personal Info and Nude Photos Revealed, Because Racism and Sexism Still Exist
Because it wasn't enough for people to fling racist and sexist tweets at Leslie Jones via Twitter as Ghostbusters opened. Now, someone has managed to not only hack her website, but they've obtained personal information and private photos, flooding the site with them. What the hell is wrong with you, Internet? Oh, racism and sexism. Right. That's what's wrong with you.Read More
Yesterday, I wrote about the racist and sexist harassment inflicted on Ghostbusters' Leslie Jones, which was both participated in and encouraged by self-proclaimed "most fabulous supervillain on the internet" Milo Yiannopoulos. Now Twitter, after being called upon not only by Jones, but by fans and other victims of online abuse through their platform, has finally permanently banned Yiannopoulos, shutting down his account for good.Read More