Day: November 16, 2009

Ten webcomics you should read

I find it’s often difficult to switch off one’s feminist brain and get into not-so-progressive entertainment. (Not that I particularly want to support anti-feminist work!) But where do you go for a bit of fun in such a kyriarchal world?…

Abortion and Health Care

First, a video: Second, a must-read article, wherein Jeffrey Toobin discusses not only the implications of Stupak, but the broader problems with marginalizing abortion care: Throughout this long legal history, the one constant has been that women have continued to…

In Defense of “Douchebag”

Don Hazen has an article up on AlterNet today opposing the use of “douchebag” as an insult. Douchebag, he says, is a sexist term: I don’t see the increased use of a sexist term related to women sanitizing their vaginas…