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This is a guest post by Debbie.
Throughout his political career, Jack Layton championed progressive and feminist causes, including reproductive rights, pay equity, LGBT rights, affordable housing, improving public transportation, and fairer immigration policies.
Unimportant update: Turns out my brother was actually busy recovering from back surgery, which slipped my mind only for a second, I swear. Regardless, he was game to do my homework for me, thank God. I believe the children are our future, let them blah blah whatever Screw some homework, amiright? (Actually, yeah, screw some [...]...read more
Last week, I was in Cameroon with Cheryl Contee, Baratunde Thurston and Mark Goldberg, as part of a press group following UNITAID Chairman Dr. Philippe Douste-Blazy as he visited hospitals and clinics that served patients via UNITAID-funded programs. It was an incredible trip, and I have a much more detailed post in the works, but [...]...read more
Eric Angell is some guy I’ve never heard of, who was apparently employed by The Second City in Chicago. And last week, he decided to get on stage and give a nice little monologue about raping someone in her hotel room. And of course he expected the audience to be laughing right along with him....read more
Chally is a former Feministe staffer. She writes at Zero at the Bone. I’m really quite troubled by the centring of romantic/sexual relationships at the expense of all other ways of organising lives. Right now, I’m going to explore this in terms of single women being seen as deficient. I’ve seen so many divorced and [...]...read more
Just catching up after Irene, which is why I’ve been MIA. No serious damage in my town, but power outages and annoyance abound. However, I will say this: I’m going to kick the next jackass who whines that the storm was overhyped. (It actually wasn’t, it was a category 2 and category 1 hurricane in [...]...read more
Well, Labor Day weekend is coming up, and if you live in Atlanta and don’t have room to fart in Midtown with the addition of 40,000 tourists dressed like stormtroopers, you know what that means: DragonCon. And if you’ve ever been one of those 40,000 tourists, pressed tit-to-bare-back with a chick in a bronze bikini [...]...read more