Polimicks

Leftist commentary from a mouthy bitch

Category Archives: Media

#SolidarityisforWhiteWomen

Ok, so… We’re going to have an Intersectionality 101 course here today.  Got it?  Good. So, Mikki Kendall started the #SolidarityisforWhiteWomen hashtag on Twitter in response to Hugo Schwyzer’s very … Continue reading

August 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

Review: Adult Entertainment: Disrobing an American Idol

Ok, I went in to this expecting to find an actually non-biased documentary about the adult entertainment industry.  I was sadly disappointed.  I’m not entirely sure I can finish watching … Continue reading

January 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

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

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

Women, Men and Aging

So, it’s Breast Cancer Awareness month, when the pinkifying of a disease I am at more than average odds of coming down with (family history)  reaches a fevered pitch and … Continue reading

October 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Movie Review: Magic Mike

Ok, so I admit when this movie came out I made the “Oh sweet zombie Jesus! No!” face a lot.  Then people I trusted started seeing it and coming back … Continue reading

August 1, 2012 · 3 Comments

Why Do People Think Women Owe it to Creepy Guys to Protect Them From Their Own Bad Behavior?

By now you’ve all heard about Melissa Stetten, the model who was on an airplane when soap opera actor Brian Presley clumsily hit on her.  She tweeted everything he said, … Continue reading

June 12, 2012 · 7 Comments

Latest in Sexist Advertising Fail

Ok, so have you all seen this new Verizon ad?  The one where the mother and daughter walk into a Verizon store crying, because the daughter is moving out?  Here’s … Continue reading

May 9, 2012 · 6 Comments

The Death of Trayvon Martin

I keep trying to write about this, but between feeling that I really don’t have anything to add, and incoherent anger I feel that we’re even talking about whether someone … Continue reading

March 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

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