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Perhaps that’s why Real American Tea Partiers never call it?...read more
Who read NY Daily News this weekend? Did you see that article? One called “Extroverted men, neurotic women are the most fertile combination: study“? If you’re anything like me (Jewish, New Yorker, and yes, neurotic) you glanced at this and were like “Really? Then how am I not pregnant already?” But then you actually *read* [...]...read more
Yo! My name is Isabel, and I am honored/slightly freaked/mostly way excited to be able to guest-blog around here for two weeks. My internet activity happens pretty much at my tumblr, which maintains roughly the formality of the emails I send my best friends, i.e. no formality at all, so it’s a fun new adventure [...]...read more
Hey there! So, I’m Erica Sackin, one of the many guest bloggers whose semi-capable hands you’ve been left in for the next two weeks. I’m a feminist, but usually I write more about the young and tragically hip for websites such as The Awl, or FreeWilliamsburg.com. I also work for Planned Parenthood of New York [...]...read more
Melissa Harris-Lacewell and Katrina vanden Heuvel were on GRITtv yesterday to talk about the “Year of the Woman” framing that’s hit hard after the round of primary elections we saw in the States last week, and something that Harris-Lacewell said really struck me. Transcript: This is part of what identity politics always does, it assumes [...]...read more