Author: Miranda

It’s that time…

…time for me to bid adieu to the Feministe readership. These were two stimulating weeks. Though of course I didn’t get around to posting everything I had hoped to, I put up a few posts that I’m really proud of —…

Shocking: teens know sex feels good

Via Tracy Clark-Flory’s excellent takedown of yet more conservative fear-mongering, news of a sex education pamphlet published by the National Health Service of the United Kingdom titled “Pleasure.” The word doesn’t quite inspire hives for me, but for some, it…

Labels

I’m interested in language, as you might have noticed from my last post on pro-life/anti-choice semantics. I have a little series on my blog called Language Matters, where I discuss the significance of language in culture, politics, and progress. (Keep…

An email

Upon reading your article “Palin’s anti-choice legacy,” I wanted to bring a particular point to your attention.   Your use of the term “anti-choice” is very misleading, and shows a significant misunderstanding of the term.   The term anti-choice by…

Palin’s anti-choice legacy

Via Feministing, a post by Clara Jeffery of Mother Jones tells us that one of Palin’s last acts in office was to accelerate a parental notice and consent law for women under 18 who are seeking abortion. We see this…

Hello and all that

Hi everyone! I’m Miranda, one of your humble guest-bloggers for the next two weeks. I’m white, cis, able-bodied, middle class, and jonesin’ to get to know the Feministe readership. Come September, I will be a senior at a public high…