Category: Feminism

Taxing Soda

In a post a few weeks back, a lot of Feministe readers disapproved of taxing cigarettes, and had some interesting arguments that I, a supporter of such taxes, hadn’t previously considered. So I wonder: How do you all feel about…

Shorter Seth Rogan: Rape is Hilarious

Here’s a movie I won’t be seeing. (Potentially triggering commentary in that link and in the rest of this post). The summary: In the new comedy Observe and Report, Seth Rogan’s character goes on a date with Anna Faris’s character.…

Amazon Fail.

Amazon is apparently stripping sales ranking indicators from LGBT, sexuality and feminist books — because they are “adult material.” The books are blocked from appearing in some searches, and are prevented from appearing on some best-seller lists. Here’s a list…

About Your Issues…

II’m not sure I’ve ever posted a warning like this before, but given the derail that happened in the last trans-centered thread: this is a post about fetishization of trans people. Cis people are welcome to post here, but please…

Our Bodies Our Health Heroes

You may have already seen information about the Our Bodies Our Health Heroes Contest, but I thought that it was great enough to post again for those who haven’t seen it yet, or for those who have a hero but…

Feminist at Passover

FeministGal has a great post up about feminist passover traditions, and specifically feminist Seder alternatives. Check it out. She writes: Susannah Heschel, a leading feminist scholar, is the woman responsible for popularizing the custom of an orange on the Seder…