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Feminist Frequency Teams up with Other Internet Activists to Create Guide to Defend Against Internet Bullying

Three online lady powerhouses, Anita Sarkeesian of Feminist Frequency, Women, Action & the Media founder Jacklyn Friedman, and reproductive justice activist Renee Bracey Sherman have compiled their infinite wisdom of all things internet into a comprehensive guide to handling one of its more unpleasant aspects: harassment. Their new project...

Disney Threatens Lawsuits Over Legally Purchased “Star Wars” Action Figures

Who would have thought buying a toy could cause so much commotion that Disney and Lucasfilm would threaten legal action against the purchaser?  Well that is exactly what happened when, yesterday, a contributor to Star Wars Action News innocently and legally purchased a Rey in her Resistance Base outfit action figure then posted an image of her...

Presidential Medal of Freedom to be Awarded to 97 Year Old Female NASA Mathematician

On Monday, November 16, at the age of 97, Katherine Johnson, a woman who had to move at the age of 14 in order to obtain education beyond eighth grade, was named a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor, for her incredibly influential career in mathematics. Johnson was born in White Sulphur Springs WV; as a...

Fox News Hosts Call Star Wars ‘Overrated and Oversaturated’

Added to this list of things you never wanted to see: Fox News anchors bullying someone for liking Star Wars. On live television. Internet Radio Host and Star Wars fan Mike Gunzelman joined Fox News’s Neil Cavuto and Carly Shimkus to discuss The Force Awakens impending, box-office-record-breaking release and was met not only with disdain...

The American Term for Muggle, According to “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”

Much like the differences in slang for more mundane, real world nouns, apparently British and American Wizards in the Harry Potter Universe differentiate in the terms they apply to magical (or, in this case, non-magical) people as well. According the the script for the upcoming Harry Potter prequel film, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them...