Jill has been blogging for Feministe since 2005.
As someone who lives there, I will say no. Yesterday at the grocery store, there was a woman in stretch pants and stilletto knee-high boots carrying a white puffy dog wearing a coat and two pink bows in its hair. She asked me to carry her two roast chickens from the deli to the checkout [...]...read more
I do hesitate to be this petty, but I think someone needs to quit masturbating in the shower and then crying his eyes out afterwards because of all the lives he’s ended. The abandonment of ideals, even wrong ones, leaves each to define his own existence, which leads to a miserable narcissism that turns to [...]...read more
The “It’s just not the same without Lauren” edition. 1. Elliott Smith – Angeles 2. Neil Young – Star of Bethlehem 3. Mariah Carey – Shake It Off 4. The Flaming Lips – Ego Tripping at the Gates of Hell 5. Tom Waits – Looks Like I’m Up Shit Creek Again 6. Ray Charles and [...]...read more
Working fervently to take away the rights of U.S. women just isn’t enough for domestic anti-abortion forces; now they want to infringe further on already limited rights of women in developing nations. “We don’t expect to see the United Nations change, or Western Europe change,” said Joseph d’Agostino of the Population Research Institute, a Virginia-based [...]...read more
Tradition is important. But why is it only with feminism that the anti’s demand we stick to outmoded and totally outdated viewpoints held by a handful of our foremothers? Amanda does a nice job fisking this one, so go over to Pandagon and read her post. The premise of the article, written by Kate O’Beirne, [...]...read more
And I know there are lots of y’all who I’m missing. Being a busy law student, I don’t have as much time as I’d like to search around for like-minded and/or interesting blogs. So if you aren’t on my list, leave your address in the comments so I can expand my blog-reading. Forgive me for [...]...read more
For all the liberal hang-wringing and questioning about whether Alito will attempt to overturn Roe or not, the anti-choicers on the other side of the aisle seem pretty confident. While Mr. Bush made no explicit mention of his nomination of Judge Samuel A. Alito Jr. to the Supreme Court, the expectation that the judge would [...]...read more