News you can relate to

Some stories that caught our eye this week:

When Your Friend Is On the Stand at the Ghomeshi Trial When people wonder why some victims don’t report their sexual assault to the police, this is the perfect answer. I can’t imagine having to go through what Lucy DeCoutere is experiencing right now.

Big Tits for 600: The Ugly, Sexist Aftermath of Appearing on ‘Jeopardy!’ The sexual harassment of women online is so pervasive that women have to decide if it’s worth enduring it before they decide to do anything that brings them into the public eye.

Now Roosh V and his band of sad men in dark rooms know how it feels to be bombarded with bile Lindy West on how strange it feels to see the men who torment her online get a taste of their own medicine.

News you can relate to

Some news stories that caught our eye this week:

One of the journalists who uncovered Jian Ghomeshi’s rampant sexual abuse is now writing a ‘tell-all’ book that threatens to identify the women who told their stories with the promise of anonymity. It’s just another example of why victims of abuse choose not to speak up.

Isiah Thomas was convicted of sexual harassment the last time he was president of a basketball team. So how in the world did he just land a job as president of WNBA’s New York Liberty?

Check out Amy Schumer’s hilarious birth control sketch.

News you can relate to

Some news stories that caught our eye this week:

Everybody’s talking about Hollaback’s video of what it’s like for a woman to walk down the street in New York City. In response, Funny or Die wonders if a white man would get the same treatment, while others pointed out that the editing of the video has some racist and classist implications.

Meanwhile up in Canada, a popular entertainment figure has been exposed as a long-time abuser of women. Among the many reactions, a colleague of his explains how ‘everyone knew about him’ but no one had the power to stop him, a prosecutor writes about the kind of women who don’t report sexual assault and Kate Harding offers “A brief history of ridiculous things we’ve been asked to believe after famous men were accused of rape.”