Category Archives: feminism

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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Women are human, too

“Like many people, I do end up killing some time reading websites such as Girl-Wonder and When Fangirls Attack. Mostly for the morbid curiosity value. Occasionally for the accidental humor caused by the postings or the reactions to the postings … Continue reading

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Porn, male rage, and Post-Literacy

“Mainstream porn has come up with more ways than ever to humiliate and degrade women. Why then, is porn more popular? Includes an excerpt from Robert Jensen’s new book, Getting Off: Pornography and the End of Masculinity. “In his new … Continue reading

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Middle-aged women in comics shops rock

“And I’ve finally figured out why – and it came from a conversation I had last Wednesday, where the clerk (a man about my own age) said he was lucky he remembered my name. And I countered with ‘How many … Continue reading

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Mini-documentary on anti-abortion protests

“Buried among prairie dogs and amateur animation shorts on YouTube is a curious little mini-documentary shot in front of an abortion clinic in north suburban Libertyville. The man behind the camera is asking demonstrators who want abortion criminalized what the … Continue reading

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Not just any kind of feminism

“Radical feminism is a philosophy emphasizing the patriarchal roots of inequality between men and women, or, more specifically, social dominance of women by men. Radical feminism views patriarchy as dividing rights, privileges and power primarily by gender, and as a … Continue reading

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