Category: Politics

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…

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…