Category: Politics

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…

Feminist Blogs

I am currently rearranging my blog links into categories, one of which is “feminist blogs.” I am including not only those people who write on feminism, but also those who declare themselves expressly feminist, pro-feminist, womanist, etc. If, when it…

Andrea Yates and NOW

I am not the biggest fan of NOW, but being the most recognized feminist organization in the United States, feel the need to come to NOW’s defense in this instance. Jay Tea at Wizbang, in discussing the recent ruling to…

Guilt-Free Downloads: Danielson Familie

This atheist has been rocking out to this not-so-vaguely-and-yet-so-vaguely Christian band, the Danielson Familie, connected to Sufjan Stevens. It’s all in the background singers, quirky lyrics, and folk-punk stylings. From lead Br. Danielson’s solo CD, “Brother is to Son”: Things…

I Was a Teen Mom

I was a teen mom. I suppose it’s a label I’ll carry around for awhile, watching people do the mental math when they discern my son’e age minus my own. I’ve written about this many times before. I got pregnant…

Where’s My Survey?

Yahoo News reports that Blog Creation, Readership Rises in 2004: Readership of online journals known as blogs grew significantly in 2004, driven by increased awareness of them during the presidential campaign and other major news events, according to a study…

Blogs: The Gender Link Portal

Clancy at Culture Cat has compiled a list of links in which gender and blogs are discussed: The Link Portal on Gender in the Blogosphere, often addressing WATW (Where Are the Women?) in it’s many forms dating as early as…

The Trouble With Howard Stern

[This post brought to you by Rad Geek. Opinions expressed herein are not necessarily those of feministe or Ms. Lauren. etc. etc. etc.] O.K., I’ll cop to it. I was just about ready to cheer on Howard Stern’s "jihad" against…

An Outrageous and Ordinary Story

[I’m one of many guest writers posting for Lauren while she’s away. My name is Charles Johnson; I normally write at Rad Geek People’s Daily.] We’ve heard a lot about the vicious torture of men in Abu Ghraib and other…

Rape, As I Know It

Freedom is what you do with what’s been done to you. – Jean-Paul Sartre While watching the commentary on the Kobe Bryant rape spectacle, my stomach drops. I’ve written about the case often — I follow all news on traditional…