Month: March 2007

…when you’re a woman

Way to go, WaPo: When is $4 million really $2.8 million? One answer is “When you’re a woman,” as the Labor Department has repeatedly found that women earn about 75 cents for every dollar that men earn for the same…

I Hate… well, everyone

Kenneth Eng is a real piece of work. A columnist for the San Francisco weekly AsianWeek — “The Voice of Asian America” — Eng recently penned a column titled “Why I Hate Blacks.” This follows other articles of Eng’s, “Proof…

Liberal Capitalist Pigs

I try and avoid posts about how you should all go out and buy stuff (except when I’m promoting the Feministe store — which, btw, I’m working on moving to a more socially-conscious site; please be patient — and my…

Wise up about drinking and rape

Finally, a feminist op/ed about drinking and rape that I can get behind. Jaclyn Friedman gets away from the finger-wagging “girls who drink will get themselves raped” lecturing that even feminist commentators too often fall back upon. She recognizes that,…

Help Us Help Ourselves: March 2007 Edition

image via smiteme. The Background: Help Us Help Ourselves is a project started by Lauren, where bloggers across the ‘sphere are asked to contribute their suggestions, advice and tips on how to do anything and everything. There’s an emphasis on…