Polimicks

Leftist commentary from a mouthy bitch

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#mooreandme on Twitter and why it matters

I’m going to talk about #mooreandme, and then send you on over to Sady Doyle’s blog Tiger Beatdown to read the genesis. ¬†Why read me first? ¬†Because I don’t want … Continue reading

December 22, 2010 · 1 Comment

Yoko Ono

The Curvature, a stunning Feminist and HAES blog, just recently did a series on the Myth of Yoko Ono. http://thecurvature.com/2008/12/15/yoko-ono-a-feminist-analysis-introduction-oh-yoko/ I don’t want to rehash her points here, but the … Continue reading

June 30, 2010 · 7 Comments

Can you point to an event or time period that turned you off something important?

I can name a couple right off the top of my head. I’m actually pretty good at math. However, I am also highly avoidant of math. I could have been … Continue reading

June 4, 2010 · 10 Comments

Boosting the Signal

The time for good deeds is now. http://nieceytee.livejournal.com/28260.html Single mother with a vindictive ex and a shitty landlord needs help. The post is by her neighbor who wants to help … Continue reading

May 28, 2010 · 1 Comment

Book Recommendation: Odd Girl Out by Rachel Simmons

Lesleymac recommended this book to me, and when I saw it at Half Price Books while selling off some of my collection, I picked it up. Rachel Simmons decided to … Continue reading

May 26, 2010 · 27 Comments

Surviving the Slut Stigma

For years, I’ve wanted to write the definitive YA novel that would tell/show teen girls how to survive the harassment and emotional torture that comes along with the label “slut.” … Continue reading

May 20, 2010 · 4 Comments

Compromise on Female Genital Mutilation?

I usually agree with PZ Meyers. I do find his brand of atheism kind of asshole-ish at times, but for the most part, I agree with what he says, and … Continue reading

May 14, 2010 · 15 Comments

Women and Self Promotion

I know, I know, I’m a little late to the game, but bear with me. Sometimes, the gerbil wheel turns slowly. So, in the last few weeks there has been … Continue reading

May 12, 2010 · 8 Comments

Principles =/= Insults

This is a phenomena I’ve noticed for sometime, and it came up again in a discussion (the subject of which is actually pretty petty and doesn’t really matter) where the … Continue reading

May 8, 2010 · Leave a comment
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