Posts Tagged: Amanda Marcotte

Macho Prey: Homophobia and Unlikely Victims in Tickled


The film only grazes the issue, but homophobia is the fuel of the harassment that the targets face. ...more

A Rep. Todd Akins Roundup


Before yesterday, I suspect most people outside Missouri had never heard of Representative Todd Akin. I barely recognized the name myself, even though I consider myself a bit of a political junkie and I currently live in the neighboring state. All I really knew is that he was beating Senator Claire McCaskill pretty handily in her re-election bid, and that the Democrats were likely to lose that seat come November.