A happy Monday morning from rainy and cold Washington, DC. It’s a fine day to hunker down with a cup of tea and read. So let’s not waste any time, shall we? Here’s what I’ve been reading (and watching) since last we spoke:
August 20, 2012 | Leave a Comment
I’m double-dipping on this one, but let’s face it–it’s pretty much all I’ve been reading about since last we spoke and it’s a whopper of a topic for a Spot the Myths segment here at FHO. If you’ve turned on a television in the US or picked up a newspaper or looked at your Facebook [...]
Ladies and gentleman, I give you Fox News’ Liz Trotta (but if you want a brain cleanse, check out John Stewart’s take on her comments after you watch it):
Time once again for a favorite past time here at FHO: Spot the Myths. This time from my hometown of Cleveland, OH, a report of a sexual assault at the Occupy Cleveland protests. Sexual assault victim as plant. Awesome. Perhaps the NBC affiliate would benefit from some quality time with these nice folks.
September 9, 2011 | Leave a Comment
Ever wonder what jurors are thinking during trial? Well, apparently sometimes they’re thinking this, as seen in the recent Moreno trial (dubbed the unfortunate moniker “the Rape Cop trial” by the press): “What if the two became close? What if they hit it off…? A moment that turned into conversation, that turned into flirting? (Source: Jezebel) You can [...]
Clearly, I’m having trouble grasping just what Kia Motors thought was a great marketing nugget in this particular ad:
Too many people either sent this to me directly or posted it to their Facebook pages for me not to include in another edition of Spot the Myths. This once has an added helping of awesomeness because the comments are coming from a judge. Suggestive attire! Flirtatious conduct! How many do you count?
At the same time we have this:
Enough of you sent this to me that I just had to post it: Those tricky vaginas: they can make or break a deal. Thank god for these pearls of wisdom…
Welcome to a new feature here at FHO called “Spot the ____ Myth”. Today, we’ll focus on sexual assault. See how many rape myths you count in this news story on the sexual assault of a middle school student in California: