Category Archives: feminism

Where are the women bloggers?

Oh, wait, that should be where are the women philosophers? (Sorry, I need the blog hits.) “‘One of the biggest problems is that philosophy is treated like a contact sport: an argument is a contest, a chance to knock your … Continue reading

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41% of Professional women are not having kids because she who travels fastest, travels alone

And the patriarchy runs our society sucks. “First off, 41% of professional women these days are choosing not to have children, and unlike ten years ago, they’re comfortable with their decisions on this front. In the straitened circumstances of a … Continue reading

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“…invalidated the choices they and their wives had made…”

“A group of researchers from several universities recently published a report on the attitudes and beliefs of employed men, which shows that those with wives who did not work outside the home or who worked part-time were more likely than … Continue reading

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Lara Logan is my hero

“In an interview with 60 Minutes’ Scott Pelley, CBS reporter Lara Logan recounted the day she was sexually assaulted by a mob of 200 to 300 men while covering the protests in Egypt.” In aftermath of Lara Logan’s attack, CPJ … Continue reading

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1966

Was the world really a better place then? I wonder. You just don’t see PSAs like this anymore.

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That’s Furies, not Furries

Furies Publishing (working title: 3 Girl Group) is just in the begin to beginning stages and trying to raise a little money. Please go over and click on their Google Ads or drop them a donation (the donation button is … Continue reading

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Ginger goes to the NCA Convention

“At 3:30 I attended The Hillary Panel! Actually it was called “Hillary ’08: Feminist Opportunities and Challenges.” The link for this is broken on the NCA website, which is a shame (I like to be thorough). This panel didn’t tell … Continue reading

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A pregnant teenaged daughter showed the family was normal.

“Some voters saw authenticity in Palin’s life. They said the fact that Palin had a pregnant teenaged daughter showed the family was normal.” This is normal now? Could someone please tell that to all the demonized pregnant teens whose last … Continue reading

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Has Germaine Greer ever been right about anything?

“Condie is the consummate power-dresser. Every pant suit – whether by St John, Armani or Versace, in black, navy or charcoal grey – is immaculate, no matter how long she has been crouched memorising briefs as she is whirled by … Continue reading

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A $125,000 donation in support of an anti-gay marriage initiative

“SAN DIEGO — A $125,000 donation in support of an anti-gay marriage initiative by a San Diego hotelier has drawn the ire of gay and lesbian activists and local labor unions who are now calling for a boycott. “Organizers held … Continue reading

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Mayerson GOTV: Yeah, irony, just vote for Dems in November, please?

I loathe American irony, but I found this apt: Voter Registration in all 50 States. Ginger doesn’t want to hear you didn’t know how to register to vote. She knows baby is muuuuuch smarter than that.

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The case against het marriage

This sounds more like Dee Patterson is making a case for divorce. I know For Better or For Worse is supposed to be some kind of paean to marriage and family but I’ve never seen it that way. Reading FBOFW … Continue reading

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New York will honor California same-sex unions

Start spreadin’ the news: “California is the second state to marry same-sex couples after Massachusetts, but it will be the first ready to grant licenses to couples from any state. Gay marriage is rejected by 45 states, but New York … Continue reading

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Obama it is

But Senator Clinton gave a good speech. (via) (ht) “Now, 16 months ago, you and I began a journey to make history and to remake America. And from the hills of New Hampshire to the hollows of West Virginia and … Continue reading

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Reclaiming the “F” word

“Mentioned on this web log from time to time, L.A.’s irreplaceable Center for the Study of Political Graphics (CSPG) has once again curated an exhibit of great importance to designers, artists, and activists. Reclaiming the “F” Word: Posters on International … Continue reading

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Still making more sense than anyone else

“What we have here, fellow citizens, is a crassly egocentric, raving twit. The Norman Podhoretz of our gender. That this woman is actually taken seriously as a thinker in New York intellectual circles is a clear sign of decadence, decay, … Continue reading

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Have wealthy white men gone insane?

“Finally, there are the “Tier 3″ sex workers, who can charge in excess of $10,000 per rendezvous. They may have only four or five clients, and they typically charge their clients an additional monthly surcharge for their various needs—rent, clothing, … Continue reading

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Happy New Year, everyone!

I got to wake up with a sore throat, but that just means I’m getting it out of the way for the rest of 2008. And since it IS 2008, I can post this again! Journal of Bloglandia, because Blogtopia … Continue reading

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New issue of Sequential Tart

Latest issue of Sequential Tart, which includes the Mayerson interview, wherein I explain many mysteries.

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Damn, this still hurts

Remembering Molly Ivins. And it might never stop hurting.

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Twisty Faster, come in please

Anybody know what’s up with Twisty Faster? Her superb blog http://blog.iblamethepatriarchy.com/ appears to be somewhat messed up. Update 122607: Twistyville appears to be back. Now if only there were a new post… Update 011708: Twisty speaks! An unexpected, but inevitable, … Continue reading

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It’s not a party without you

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I think this guy believes what he wrote

Oh well, someday there’ll be a cure: “An informal poll of my US female friends revealed that they spend roughly $700 (£350) a month on what they consider standard obligatory beauty maintenance. That covers haircut, highlights, manicure, pedicure, waxing, tanning, … Continue reading

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“The Napoleon or Stalin of the sexual revolution was called Hugh Hefner.”

“But most important, I think, is the golden rule that all revolutions get stuck at some point. Every revolution contains within itself the pull towards its own demise. And usually this demise is symbolized by one person. “Think of the … Continue reading

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Not only do men hate you (TM Twisty Faster)

Some of them are fucking insane: “A retired Marine Corps sergeant could face (could face? SHOULD not ever be let out again GM) life in prison without the possibility of parole after being convicted today in Orange County Superior Court … Continue reading

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“Feminism is not about replacing injustice with injustice.”

“Next, we come to the purported hypocrisy of doing what they accuse others of doing. Feminism is not about replacing injustice with injustice. It is not about diminishing the humanity of anyone. It’s about unearthing the ways our traditional understanding … Continue reading

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How to haggle your way to success

“About 10 years ago, a group of graduate students lodged a complaint with Linda C. Babcock, a professor of economics at Carnegie Mellon University: All their male counterparts in the university’s PhD program were teaching courses on their own, whereas … Continue reading

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Botox Nation

“I would like to believe that we are beyond sexism: that women do,in fact, get judged and treated exactly the way men do. But, it doesn’t happen. One of the ways this really hits me is how women are punished … Continue reading

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Life kind of does begin at forty

Or so they tells me: “Actually, the older woman carries just as heavy a load after 40/50/60 as she does when she is 20, her ‘load’ changes slightly. Would I have used the word necessity in that sentence? No. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Is that a new look for Tigra?

I’ve been busy with other things so I’m late to the Tigra assault and JLA chamber of horrors pages party. But, then again, I was trying not to notice them. Snuff and porn comics will always be with us, but … Continue reading

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