The Sexist: Common Roman Polanski Defenses, Refuted
Shakesville: Polanski: The Defend-a-thon
Feminist Law Professors: “The word “rape” has been disappearing from the English language”
Women & Hollywood: Does Being an “Artist” Trump Being a Rapist?
Feministe: Polanski Defend-a-thon, Part 2
Shakesville: Her Reasons Are Not Yours
Flip Flopping Joy: Why They Defend
Feministe: Getting Over It
Hoyden About Town: The Polanski “morals issue” – just so we’re all on the same page.
Jezebel: Whoopi “Clarifies” Polanski Comments
Daisy’s Dead Air: Repulsion (1965)
Monitor Mix: Loving the Art but Not the Artist
Women & Hollywood: The Silence is Deafening
And though it’s modest compared to the list of artists assholes demanding Polanski’s release, here are the celebs who have spoken out (mostly through Twitter) in favor of Polanski’s arrest:
- Kevin Smith
- Greg Grunberg
- Luc Besson
- Sherri Shepherd (albeit in her own Sherri *headdesk* way)
- Bill Maher (albeit in his own disgusting way)
- John Legend
- Kirstie Alley
- Star Jones
- Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein
UPDATE: A massive anti-petition list is being created here.