Day: January 18, 2011

Slightly Ashamed Self-Promotion Tuesday

(I know, I know, I’m hilarious.) I have a new piece up at Global Comment called Floods in Australia… but what about the others? It’s about the disparity in the international media response around the floods in Queensland and those…

FNTT Season 7: the Chicks, man. Chicks. round

Background on Feministe’s Next Top Troll is here. Today we bring you trolls who are flummoxed by the behavior of crazy-thinking, irrational, estrogen-addled ladies. As a warning, some of these comments contain sexually violent and rape-related language that may be…

Can’t We Just Be Friends?

You know what really grates on me? When adults see a little boy and girl playing together and try to style them as boyfriend and girlfriend. It speaks to an anxiety around trying to shepherd people into accepted roles and…