Copyright 2016 by Trish Causey. While riding the bus to the store recently, I overhead a man talking politics to two other men. The first man remarked that he didn’t like Hillary Clinton because she was always mad. “She’s full of rage!” he exclaimed, waving his arms. I butted in, of course, and said, 1) […]
OpEd: Rape Culture: “Game of Thrones” and Violence Against Women
The last two minutes of Sunday’s “Game of Thrones” finale sent the internet into a frenzy as Jon Snow succumbed to an “Et tu, Brute`” ending. And yet, no one is talking about the beatings of the women in the finale, Cersei’s solo walk of shame, or the systematic abuse and rape of women throughout […]
OpEd: Prudes Shocked as Madonna Dates Younger Man/Opera Singer Jonas Kaufmann
Copyright 2014 by Trish Causey. Madonna is shamed in the media as both an “older woman” and as a sexual person. I saw a short “article” (i.e., post on a gossip rag) about Madonna possibly dating a famous opera tenor. It mentioned that she has had several “toyboy” relationships since separating from her husband, and […]
OpEd: When a Woman Says “No,” But the Man Won’t Stop
To start the New Year off right, the universe sent me an experience to remind me the work here is not yet done. Thankfully, it was not violent, but it was annoying to see how far women still have to go on the path of being respected. A few days ago, I needed to go […]
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