Did Twitter Bullying Lead To August Ames’s Death?

Did Twitter Bullying Lead To August Ames’s Death?

Over the last few days August spoke her mind about canceling a scene she’s was booked for.. the male talent in that scene was a crossover That tweet lead to an onslaught of hateful tweets, by a bevy or adult industry workers. Once again showing that sex workers aren’t as tolerant as they claim they […]

 

If this is the new women’s movement, it’s no wonder girls don’t want to call themselves ‘feminists’

If this is the new women’s movement, it’s no wonder girls don’t want to call themselves ‘feminists’

The German term Fremdscham describes a type of proxy-embarrassment; it’s the feeling of shame you have on behalf of others, often those who don’t realize they should be embarrassed for themselves. I can’t think of a term that better applies to the scene that unfolded at the University of Ottawa two weeks ago. Professor Janice Fiamengo had […]