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Leftist commentary from a mouthy bitch

Category Archives: Feminism

Fighting the Good Fight and Fighters Need a Break Sometimes

WARNING:  I’m angry as fuck in here.  And I know that has a tendency to fluster the delicate constitutions of the dudes in the audience.  I’m not in the least … Continue reading

March 4, 2013 · 1 Comment

Review of Yes Means Yes (originally posted at CANOW)

This collection of essays edited by Jaclyn Friedman and Jessica Valenti and published by Seal Press, is excellent.  I highly recommend it to women of all ages.  If you are … Continue reading

January 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rape Myths (Originally posted on Livejournal, and CANOW in May 2009)

Sorry for the radio silence all week.  I appear to have contracted the plague (not swine flu, I did go to the doctor), and have had difficulty stringing together any … Continue reading

January 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Contemplating Dr. Tiller’s Death – Originally Posted at CANOW.org

Originally posted June 10, 2009 Part of the reason I haven’t posted much here is that I’m still not over the frothing with sputtering profanities stage of my grief over … Continue reading

November 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sweating the Small Stuff – Originally Published at CANOW.org

This was my first post at CANOW.org, so kind of an intro.  At the time the bulk of my blogging was done at Geek Girls Rule!, my geek culture blog, … Continue reading

October 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Rape “Illiteracy”

Jessica Valenti wrote a really good piece at The Nation about “Rape Illiteracy.”  You should definitely go check it out. Not only do we live in a culture where many … Continue reading

October 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

The War on Women and Girls

The Republicans aren’t the only ones out there fighting the “good” fight against the evils of female sexuality.  Just recently Adrian Chen of Gawker outed uber-troll “Violentacrez” on Reddit as … Continue reading

October 22, 2012 · 1 Comment

No One Wants to Be The Slut: Originally posted at CANOW.org

Ok, so there is so much going on right now, and I am so riled about so many things that I’m having a hard time being coherent.  So, what I’m … Continue reading

October 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

A US Olympic Athlete Needs Our Support

Ok, the US Government doesn’t actually sponsor it’s Olympic Athletes for training.  Well, once they make the team they have the option of moving to the Olympic training facility in … Continue reading

June 29, 2012 · 1 Comment
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