Author Archives: Trailer Park Feminist

One for the road

Shameless blog & flickr-promotion: My kid playing with sparklers in the driveway. Well, it’s Sunday, so this really is my last post. Thank you, Jill, for letting me guest blog this week! And thank you to everyone for all the … Continue reading

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LIBERALS want your CHILD to have SEX!!!

I’m not making this up! In an essay titled “Why Liberals Lie About Sex,” Kevin McCullough wrote: Liberals want your child to have sex. They want this to occur in spite of your religious, health, or parental objections. They are … Continue reading

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Another post about health care

I’ve seen this anti-Sicko article by Larry Elder a few times in the past week, and it’s so full of bullshit, I just can’t ignore it anymore. Brace yourselves, this is going to be another long one: First, understand that … Continue reading

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4parents.gov sucks

Yesterday, Jessica at Feministing pointed out this anti-choice horse shit on the government’s “4parents” site, which exists to help parents (like me?) help their kids make “healthy choices.” This is what it says about teen pregnancy: If a teen girl … Continue reading

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Christian Nation no more

Does this mean they’ll finally stop calling it that? For the first time ever, a Hindu chaplain delivered the opening prayer in the US Senate this morning. Good thing that conservative Christians in the US are so tolerant and respectful … Continue reading

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NAACP ignores pro-lifers

LOL! Pro-lifers from Georgia are upset about being ignored again at the NAACP annual convention: This July approximately 8,000 NAACP members met in Detroit for the organization’s annual convention. While Saturday’s major theme was improving access to heath care, NAACP … Continue reading

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Seriously, what’s so bad about Planned Parenthood?

Kathryn Jean Lopez believes that Planned Parenthood steers pregnant teens towards abortion: Browse on over to their web magazine for minors, www.teenwire.com, and you’ll find, among the question-and-answer, a question from a teen who says she had an abortion “a … Continue reading

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No sex for the poor

I guess I should introduce myself. Hi. I’m trailer park, a 26-year-old (former teenage) mom living in Austin, TX with my eight-year-old abstinence-only baby and my husband of three years who (shockingly) didn’t mind that his bride wasn’t a virgin. … Continue reading

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