Category: Feminism

Sarah Haskins Blow Out

In case you’ve missed them, below are two new Target Women videos for your viewing pleasure. First up, Lifetime! (Click here if you can’t view the embedded video.) You know, I’m sure that the dogs reenacting scenes from famous movies…

Derailing for Dummies

For everyone in need of a laugh, especially bloggers and regular blog commenters, check out Derailing for Dummies (tag line: Making Discrimination Easier!).  Here’s the intro: You know how it is. You’re enjoying yourself, kicking back and relaxing at the…

Feministe Hero of the Day: Aspen Baker

Aspen Baker co-founded Exhale, an organization that provides judgment-free post-abortion counseling for all women. Here she is being honored for her work: And here she is talking about her own abortion: She’s an amazing woman, and another example of the…

Lying: It’s the Pro-Life Way

Well this is special. I work in a call center for prescription meds. A woman called thinking we were her health care, and she asked if abortions are covered. I didn’t tell her we were not the right company, I…

Liveblogging WAM: Afternoon Session

I’m at the “The Other Glass Ceiling: We had a woman candidate, but where are the women in the political media?” panel at WAM, featuring Mikki Halpin, Rebecca Traister, and Lisa Stone. I’m paraphrasing their comments here.

Standing with Amanda Terkel

Rachel wrote about this earlier, but just a quick follow-up for y’all who don’t click through links: Journalist, activist and ThinkProgress blogger Amanda Terkel was recently followed, harassed and ambushed by a production team from The O’Reilly Factor. Why? Because…