THOUGHTS & MUSINGS ON POLITICS & THE UNIVERSE

A BLOG BY SHANNON FISHER

The Hacking of Leslie Jones: A Sledgehammer Through The Wall Of Human Decency

Public figures will always have “haters” and a certain level of online harassment; it unfortunately comes with the territory – but what has been happening to Leslie Jones lately is different.

August 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

“Our trust was misplaced.” Or, as anti-rape advocates call it: Doomsday

Just when we have finally reach a spot where sexual assault is out from behind a veil of shame and secrecy, one of the most high-profile victims of collegiate rape in recent history has been publicly deemed untrustworthy. 

December 5, 2014 · 9 Comments

Is Permanent Birth Control Worth the Risk?

Erin Brockovich is giving a voice to many women who say, “No!” UPDATE 11/12/13: There are now even more reasons to avoid the Essure device!  (And more proof that the … Continue reading

September 19, 2013 · 30 Comments

Shedding Shame: Perspective from Inside the Unite Against Rape Campaign

The first time we discussed UniteWomen.org’s Unite Against Rape campaign, I sensed it would be bigger than the sum of its parts. We were faced with an opportunity to use our … Continue reading

May 11, 2013 · 3 Comments