The Sorority House I Lived In At FSU Is Getting Bomb Threats Over The Jameis Winston Rape Case, And I’m Not Surprised:
According to a statement from the family released last Wednesday, an attorney friend of the family contacted the Tallahassee Police Department at the family’s request and out of concern for the accuser right after she identified Winston; Detective Scott Angulo told the attorney that “Tallahassee was a big football town and the victim needs to think long and hard before proceeding against him because she will be raked over the coals and her life will be made miserable.” Where in the Tallahassee Special Victims Unit handbook does it say women should be talked out of pursuing justice when they report having been sexually assaulted?
Science Reporter Emily Graslie Reads Her Mail — And It’s Not So Nice:
I’ve said it before, so I’ll say it again: Emily Graslie’s “The Brain Scoop” is one of the warmest, slyest video blogs on the web. She’s where I go to find out what museum scientists are up to — and right now she’s at the Field Museum in Chicago, where she wanders from department to department, exploring, delighting, asking questions that you and I would ask if someone gave us a free pass to gawk our way through one of the great natural history museums in the world. So I was more than a little surprised to catch her recent post, a meditation on the mail she gets.
(Satire) Deformed Freak Born Without Penis:
According to reports, the sadly disfigured 26-year-old’s quality of life has been greatly diminished due to such a condition. Sources said the abnormal, visibly blemished creature has been repeatedly passed over for employment opportunities, frequently gawked at and harassed on the street by total strangers, and has faced near constant discrimination for over two decades, all due to the horrific and debilitating birth defect.Indeed, many are reportedly unable to look past the glaring deformity and simply see the 26-year-old as a human being.