Category Archives: Feminism

Stuff We Love: All Writers and Bloggers a.k.a. the #BigDealCampaign

Welcome writers from my workshops in Seattle and the San Diego State University Writers Conference! Thanks for keeping in touch and stopping by! The personal is political. – Carol Hanisch By writing and blogging, we take our personal stories and … Continue reading

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Pro-Life vs. Pro-Choice

Whenever the topic of abortion comes up, I always visualize in my head a person arguing with a wall because I think whether if you’re for it or against it, it is a “lose” “lose” argument. People have such strong … Continue reading

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I Shaved My Crotch For This?

Remember the time I was in China and got a concussion and everyone thought I was having sex but really I was just trying to shave my legs? That’s why I hate shaving my crotch.   If lathering up to … Continue reading

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Feminist Politics: Fluke vs. Limbaugh

I’ve been only somewhat following this whole Sandra Fluke and Rush Limbaugh debate mostly because it’s been all over the media. But in yesterday’s report, I couldn’t stop laughing at Limbaugh’s pathetic statement regarding many of the sponsors of his … Continue reading

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Slate Tries to Explain Why “Douche” is an Insult, Fails

Slate’s Brian Palmer recently took readers on a lexicographic journey of the word “douche,” attempting to figure out just why and how the term became an insult. The problem is, while Palmer makes a nod to female genitalia, he completely … Continue reading

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TSA Needs Better Options, or Why I Don’t Need To Be Groped

Our sister travel site SinfulMisadventures.com wrote about being groped by security at TSA. You should read it and you should opt out as much as possible.

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Today is Say Something Nice Day

Today is Leap Day, and that is awesome, but even more awesome than that, today is also Say Something Nice Day. Say Something Nice Day was a movement started by Emily McCombs over at xoJane.com to encourage people to stop … Continue reading

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I Am Woman! Hear Me Roar!

On the eve of Women’s History Month 2012, I would like to share a poem I wrote three years ago inspired by the power of women: W*O*M*A*N I am a WUH – HU……MUH – HAN! That’s right! I am a … Continue reading

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Ethics of Lust: The Law Has an Awful Lot to Say on What Women Do and do not Wear

This post was previously published on Autostraddle.com and has been slightly edited for relevancy. I got a complaint that my Autostraddle posts were lacking in pictures of cute girls in underwear, so I decided to write a couple Ethics of … Continue reading

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A Threat to Mexico’s Machismo? Bring it!

If there’s anything I love about the power of a woman, it’s the courage to take on a challenge to prove a woman can do anything a man can do. And Josefina Vazquez Mota is doing just that. Although stating … Continue reading

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