So You’ve Read My Rape Story – Now What?

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After telling the story of his rape, Nico Lang found a lot of support. But he also found harassment and accusations. Here, five tips for how to support the survivors in your life.

The Suicide of Kate Middleton’s Nurse – Should We Bully the Bullies?

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Whether we’re talking about school bullies, Daniel Tosh, or the radio personalities who humiliated a nurse into suicide, the worst thing we can do is lose our own sense of empathy.

Guess What: Rape’s Not Funny When the Victim is a Man, Either

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Miriam takes issue with the sexual assault joke in Jezebel’s ‘Sexytime Dilemmas’ column, and asserts that jokes about raping men simply aren’t funny.

Louis CK and the Brilliantly-Crafted Feminism vs Comedy Joke

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Joanna Schroeder thinks feminists should take another look at the Louis CK joke that pits feminists against comedy.

“Comedy is a tool we use to talk about uncomfortable subjects.”

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This is a comment by Nick, mostly on the post “Daniel Tosh Apologizes for Rape Jokes”.

Daniel Tosh Apologizes for Rape Jokes

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Can rape jokes ever be funny? Daniel Tosh apologizes for offending people while noting that his jokes were misquoted by an audience member.

Video: ‘Tosh.0’ Host Takes Jaw Punch From Manny Pacquiao

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After Daniel Tosh steps in the ring with Pacquiao, he says, “See, Mayweather, that’s how a man behaves.”

Man Using Twitter to Ask Celebrities, ‘Are You Circumcised?’

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Why is this guy asking celebrities whether they’re circumcised?