Day: March 3, 2008

What to do about sex work

As I mentioned earlier, today is International Sex Workers Rights Day. I have a huge backlog of emails and stories that I intend to cover, and I only hit a few of them today, which is why I didn’t get…

Those Fickle [White] Women

Yesterday’s Washington Post was a real doozy: Not only are women stupid, but they’re also fickle. The kicker: The “women are fickle” piece was penned by feminist Linda Hirshman.

Feministe in the Media

Two awesome articles that mention Feministe are out this month, one by guest-blogger Jaclyn Friedman in Bitch and one in the Utne Reader. Buy the mags and check ’em out — both articles are really good. But I think the…

Dear New York Times,

Articles about eating disorders and alcoholism are about health. Therefore, they should probably be filed in your “Health” section — not in Fashion & Style. According to your own article: Dr. Bunnell, the past president of the National Eating Disorders…

Today Is

Ren has a whole bunch of resources you should check out. Other sites worth browsing today: Bound Not Gagged; SWOP East; and Sex in the Public Square. There’s also a celebration tonight at Judson Memorial Church in NYC for sex…

The mainstream media hates women

How else to explain a weekend in which the Washington Post gives space on its op-ed page to Charlotte Allen to complain about how stupid women are; the LA Times does the same for “humorist” Joel Stein (with a soupcon…