Monthly Archives: August 2009

Eno Road

Writing about the Kingston Ash Spill reminded me of the whole Eno Road situation, which is another instance of environmental racism and the stupidity that results (I wrote about it last year, better than I am doing now). Here you … Continue reading

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Fallout from the Kingston Ash Spill

Last December 22, a retaining wall at the Kingston Fossil Plant (run by the TVA) gave way and dumped over a billion gallons of coal ash slurry across a great swath of Roane County, Tennessee. It was one of the … Continue reading

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Hi there! And an intro and some thoughts on food.

Greetings, Feministe folks. I’m excited to be guest posting here again. Some of you may know me as the founding editor and publisher of Bitch: Feminist Response to Pop Culture. Since leaving Bitch I’ve done a bunch of different things, … Continue reading

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Thanks Feministe and Good-Bye

I would like to thank the Feministe bloggers for so generously sharing their space with me.  I really appreciate the opportunity to engage with such a large audience.  Thanks everyone for the great conversations that went on in comments.  Remember … Continue reading

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Nice to Be Here

Whew, I am thrilled and nervous to be here. Let’s see. What do you need to know about me off the bat?  I blog primarily at Tiny Cat Pants, which is rapidly approaching its 5th Anniversary.  I also blog under … Continue reading

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Moni’s Ground Rules

Hello Feministe! I’m Monica Roberts, AKA the TransGriot for those of you who have yet to be introduced to my writing either at my home blog, the Bilerico Project, or various places such as Racialicious, What Tami Said or Womanist … Continue reading

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The Fiction of Binary, Fixed Gender

Though I have long been a supporter of organized sports for young women, I cannot let Kai Wright’s piece on Caster Semenya go unnoticed here, particularly not after the comments produced on the Beauty and Power post on gender presentation … Continue reading

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Man charged with kidnapping 11 year old girl and imprisoning her for 18 years suspected in serial killings of 10 prostitutes

(via Bound, Not Gagged) This story is beyond sickening. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that a man named Phillip Garrido and his wife pleaded not guilty to abducting Jaycee Lee Dugard 18 years ago, who they had allegedly kept imprisoned … Continue reading

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Adios, Feministe!

My two weeks of guest posting are up today, a big thanks to Jill and everybody here at the Feministe community for welcoming me. You can find me over at Amplify, where (in my highly biased opinion) we have some … Continue reading

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So Long, Farewell

It’s been a lot of fun – you all have kept me on my toes and made me think. I haven’t had time to post as much as I’d have like, but then I haven’t had time to sleep as … Continue reading

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Shameless Self-Promotion Sunday

You all know how this works. Knock yourselves out!

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Sunday Shame: Ebay Frilly Shirt Edition

Another Sunday has rolled around and since everyone enjoyed last weeks Sunday Shane, I have decided to once again cross post it here at Feministe. Since becoming disabled, I have taken to making my clothing purchases on EBAY.  The unhusband … Continue reading

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