Polimicks

Leftist commentary from a mouthy bitch

Category Archives: Reproductive Rights

The Politics of Women’s Bodies

I’m sure by now you’ve heard that the Susan G. Komen Foundation has withdrawn their funding from Planned Parenthood.  They’ve said they can’t support any organization under investigation, but the … Continue reading

February 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Very Basis of the Anti-Choice Movement is the Idea that Women Just Don’t Matter.

I have a point, and I’m bound to get there, but it’s going to be a little circuitous, so bear with me. I read a lot of Sci Fi.  A … Continue reading

June 2, 2011 · Leave a comment

Just When You Thought They Couldn’t Get Any Less Compassionate…

It’s getting hard to come up with titles for these posts that aren’t just a random bunch of characters as I bang my head repeatedly on the keyboard, longing for … Continue reading

May 27, 2011 · 1 Comment

The War on Women

I haven’t posted about this before because I have been so incredibly angry at… everything.  It’s ridiculous.  We’re in the 21st Century.  It’s more than 30 years since the Roe … Continue reading

May 16, 2011 · 2 Comments

It’s the Lying I Find so Hurtful.

I know, I know, I’ve used that Black Adder quote before, and truthfully, I don’t find it hurtful so much as infuriating. So, today while at work, I had the … Continue reading

February 23, 2011 · 3 Comments

Sometimes I Rain on Parades

Sorry for the radio silence, but I’ve had the flu of DOOM for the last week. I’m still hacking my lungs out. It’s hard to put two sentences together while … Continue reading

February 16, 2011 · Leave a comment

Enthusiastic Consent

I’ve blogged about the concept of Enthusiastic Consent before, here and other places, and I have got to say:  I do not get how this offends people.  I mean, it’s … Continue reading

August 27, 2010 · Leave a comment

Female Genital Mutilation in the US

This post is about a specific incident/article. It is about the mutilation and abuse of girl children. It is not about circumcision. Unless you have one HELL of a convincing/excellent/relevant … Continue reading

June 18, 2010 · 29 Comments
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