Jill has been blogging for Feministe since 2005.
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Because I’m a shameless self-promotional whore, I’ll let everyone know that the polls are now open for the 2005 Koufax Awards. Feministe has the great privilege to be nominated for a bunch of these, including: Best Blog (non-professional) Best Writing Best Single Issue Blog Best Post for Considering the Hijab by Lauren Best Group Blog [...]...read more
The “it’s March, so why is it still this fucking cold?” edition. 1. Damien Rice – I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For 2. John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk Quartet – I Mean You [Live] 3. Ray Charles – What’d I Say (Part 1) 4. Rolling Stones – It’s All Over Now 5. Radiohead – [...]...read more
This one is just plain fucked. Four young men participate in the rape of a 16-year-old girl at a house party (she’s now 20). She was unconscious, and they gang-raped her, spit on her and scrawled obscenities on her naked body with a marker. Because she was passed out, she doesn’t remember the rape itself. [...]...read more
You all have been awesome this week, and have been emailing all kinds of fantastic links. I want to write a post about all of them, but law school calls, so I’m putting them here, round-up style. Check ‘em all out: 1. Sony makes the first sexist TV. Or, excuse me, “The first television for [...]...read more
We’re indefinitely detaining people; arguing that because they’re “enemy combatants” and because they aren’t on U.S. soil that they don’t deserve regular due process rights; and then asserting that they aren’t prisoners of war and therefore aren’t subject to the Geneva Conventions. (For the record, the U.S. government has also asserted that even U.S. citizens, [...]...read more