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Figuring out whether or not you want to have kids is the weirdest thing. I have gone through about three distinct periods: When I was a kid, and I assumed I would have kids; when I was an adolescent and young adult, and I was sure I never wanted to have kids; and now, when [...]...read more
Dear Fashion Industry, I’ve been meaning to write ever since that big wedding that took place in London this past spring, and then as various bits and bobs of fashion flotsam and jetsam have wandered across my heat-blurred summer vision, but, well, events overcame me. Life, and your whatnot. But finally, here we are, tete-a-tete. [...]...read more
A reader writes in looking for help for a course: I’m teaching a course on recognizing privilege to 10-12 graders in the fall. In order to teach it effectively, I need examples of any sort of racist, sexist, homophobic and rape jokes made by actual comedians or on television; egregious ads; horrid articles; and any [...]...read more
Shocker: Norwegian terrorist Anders Behring Breivik is a racist and a misogynist, and his shooting rampage was inspired by his hatred of women, Muslims, and brown people. He uses a lot of the same tropes as Men’s Rights activists. He was encouraged by anti-Islam bloggers in the United States who routinely warn of the “Islamicization” [...]...read more
Hi Feministe! :: waves :: So, I’m one of the summer guests! And I’m very honored, not to say a little surprised to be here. My own blog is a teeny-tiny affair, and because I have roughly as little tech knowledge as one could reasonably have and still run a blog, I never have any [...]...read more
Tonight, Monday July 25th, is the 7th annual Summer, Sex & Spirits hosted by the PPNYC Activist Council in New York City. I will be there, and you should come too. There will be an open bar all night, music by New York nightlife legends Justine D and DJ Ayres, and burlesque performances by Calamity [...]...read more