All this testosterone gives me the vapors!
I’m taking a cue from Ilyka Damen and hereby declaring this week Estrogen Week in favor of disproving the silly notion that “fundamental viciousness and self aggrandizement inherent in opinion writing turns off a lot of women” (says the self aggrandizing blogger) whilst we shit-sling and wrestle like the best of uppity men.
Sorry, guys. You won’t be mentioned at least until Friday.
• Fellow Indiana blogger Steph writes a righteously embittered letter to the Indy Star on the recent anti-gay marriage bill that passed the first gate on its way to becoming a part of the Indiana state constitution.
Holy shit, I jumped right in with the politics. Pass the smelling salts.
• Alt Hippo takes Michelle Malkin to task for spreading disinformation.
• Susan lauds the British partnership to recruit and maintain gays in the navy. Now gays and women can die for their country too. Yeehah.
• The Appalachia Alumni Association is on a roll this week. Liz writes on corporate parenting initiatives (politics, no?) and corporate accountability, and Hope looks at Rep. Maloney’s denial of opportunity to speak or submit written testimony on a rape and sexual assault bill that doesn’t address emergency contraception whatsoever.
• An Old Soul is consistently one of my favorite blogs for coverage of No Child Left Behind and other educational issues. A must-read for any edu-political junkie.
• Chris Nolan hilariously skews Kevin Drum’s most recent WAATFPB?: “You’re right about one thing. I don’t like food fights. I normally carry a stiletto. It’s very sharp.”
• Lynda of Available Light chalks Drum up to being another example of embarassing progressive politics.
• If I can’t come there, I’m not going. Feministing writes on the Alabama ban on the sale of sex toys.
In the meantime, see the blogroll to the right consisting of almost completely progressive bloggers. Not only are there many examples of feminist-minded bloggers, but a great many have been added to the blogroll.
For an easier read, see Feminist Blogs, a one-page aggregate of twenty or so feminist bloggers.