Category: Politics

Roe V. Wade Anniversary

I’m keeping this short since I feel sick: The Well-Timed Period’s History Lesson Feministing’s Happy Birthday to Roe

Black Thursday

Pouty Betty has returned to match my mood. Do yourself a favor. Turn off the inaugural circle jerk and all the talk about political Providence. No god I am aware of would choose a man willing to lie, cheat, steal,…

New Ed Blog

Required to keep a running journal for an education class this semester, I have decided to set up another blog. Topics covered include our class readings and meetings, and later on in the semester, my final formal educational experience in…

The Illusion of the Third Wave

From the new issue of Ms. Magazine, the generation gap is an illusion: It’s no mystery why the discourse that has developed around the waves is divisive and oppositional. Writers and theorists love oppositional categories — they make things so…

Emma Goldman Collective

Tonight is my first meeting with the Emma Goldman Collective, a local group that seeks to extend community works and consciousness-raising in the name of progressivism (and obviously, anarchism). After a long conversation with Anne this afternoon on the topics…

Thursday Feminist Reading Material

• Ayelet of Bad Mother talks about her own 2nd trimester abortion: To be relevant to the contemporary world, to be valid, the pro-choice movement must listen to pregnant women. We must listen to the woman and value her words.…

Myth of the Man-Hating Feminist

It’s back! That’s right, the horrible man-hating feminist so angry she cannot function in the real world with even the likes of the chivalrous Neil Cavuto: Ladies, if a guy holds a door open for you, do you like it,…

Guardian: Debbie Stoller Interview

Debbie Stoller is interviewed by Zoe Williams for the Guardian on the knitting wave, feminism, men, and more: In person, she elaborates: “Women’s work is never done, and it’s drudgery, and it’s tedious, and you always have to do it…