Category Archives: Feminism

Why All Bloggers Should Care About BookCon’s Lack of Diversity

Book Expo America (“BEA”) is the leading North American publishing event, bringing publishers, authors, distributors and readers together in one location, the force of which sets standards for the whole publishing industry. In an attempt to bring more readers to … Continue reading

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Misogyny and MakeUp, a.k.a. If You Want to be an Ally, Stop Talking and Listen

Oh Facebook. The land where radical feminists live next to redneck farmers, miles apart from each other in every way, but still neighbors on my status feed. I love the diverse opinions it brings. I love the dialogue and chances … Continue reading

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I Was Interviewed by DJ Paris, Listen Here

Listening to my voice talking on the radio feels like intellectual masturbation. I could get used to this. Which is a good thing, because I’m starting a Queerie Bradshaw podcast soon! I’ll give you all more information on that when … Continue reading

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My Dad and Guy Kawasaki, a.k.a. The Importance of Talking About Feminism and Stereotyping

Right after the whole titcircle debacle, I was sent a link to an article on the Huffington Post written by Peg Fitzpatrick called “Words Have Power, Use Them Wisely.” Peg Fitzpatrick is the assistant to Guy Kawasaki, one of the … Continue reading

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My Cleavage is a Big Deal, a.k.a. A Hate Blog Posted A Picture of My Boobs from BlogHer13 As an Example of Unprofessional Behavior

When I was a kid, I got in trouble quite frequently. I was highly outspoken, realizing early on that I didn’t have to listen to what others told me to do, that I could form my own thoughts and make … Continue reading

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In Honor of National Clitoris Day: How Cocks Helped Me Understand Clits

Today is National Clitoris Day! I have no idea why it’s today and not everyday. I also have no idea if this is a real thing or just something I celebrate, but somewhere along the line I was told that … Continue reading

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Off Our Chests: A Well Placed Dollar Bill, aka When Is Being Given a Tip Insulting?

Last night, a well-meaning yet slightly tipsy older lesbian tried to place a folded stack of five dollar bills in my pants as a thank you for helping with an event. I said no, but she insisted, pulling down my … Continue reading

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My Pill Popping Problem, aka I Keep Forgetting I’m Back on Birth Control

Because I was having complete emotional breakdowns and tragic bouts of depression right before my period each and every month, my therapist and I thought going on birth control might help regulate my hormones and make life a bit less … Continue reading

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Gagging the Victim, aka Why a Louisville Teen Being Fined for Tweeting Her Convicted Rapists’ Names is Bullshit

[Editor’s note: According to Huffington Post, the charges against Savannah Dietrich have been dropped.] Over the weekend, I read an article on Jezebel about a teen who is facing contempt of court charges for tweeting the names of the boys … Continue reading

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Yahoo’s New CEO is Pregnant?! Gasp! What Now?!

I hope you picked up on the sarcastic tone of the title above. I guess I’m not surprised at the fact that this is even considered “news” due to the lack of respect of intelligent women in this man-made world. … Continue reading

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