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Today is Thanksgiving in the United States. There are many Americans who look to this day as a national day of mourning, and for good reason. In my family, though, we recognize the holiday, and like many others, we try to center thankfulness and love and our relationships with each other. Over at the Guardian today I’m writing about the things I’m thankful for.
This Thanksgiving, I’m grateful for my church.
Today marks my first anniversary as a Feministe blogger. I like it a lot. It’s cool. Continue reading
I am dog-sitting him for the day, and man is he cute. Even in these torrential Brooklyn winds. His name is Fletcher, and according to his lovely human companion Amber, he is a pro-choice party dog. Continue reading
The TSA agent who left a very special note in my suitcase last weekend has been suspended. I am still fairly shell-shocked (and not in a good way) by the amount of attention this has gotten, especially since it’s turned … Continue reading
This is what TSA will do when they inspect a bag you checked and find a, um, “personal item”:
This weekend, I put my cat to sleep. It was not expected, and I’m pretty heartbroken. I also feel silly. There are larger and more important tragedies every day. We had three great years together, and for that I should … Continue reading
I’ll be debating the Miss Universe pageant, my thoughts on which were outlined here a few years ago. But if you have CNN International, tune in! And if you have thoughts pre-debate, leave them in the comments — would love … Continue reading
When I read Emily Hauser’s critical, searching post last week about beauty work she does that she feels is antifeminist, I got all jazz-hands—even more so after reading everyone’s comments and seeing the complexity therein. Since my focus at The … Continue reading
I have a guest post at Captain Awkward today (are you reading Captain Awkward? You should definitely be reading Captain Awkward) giving advice to a reader who has a totally inappropriate, grabby dude in her friend circle. And yes it … Continue reading
Feministe pal The Rude Pundit has a new book out, and we’re celebrating him/it with a reading at Housing Works in New York City tonight. I’ll be reading a story about promise rings and Christian Horse Camp — you don’t … Continue reading
This is one of those guest-posts I’ve been promising to write for many an age now. I hope you enjoy…? I became a naturist in a totally feminist fashion – all due to a man. When he told me that … Continue reading
So, the bad news is that we’re all going to die. The good news is that we know when we’re going to die, so we can blow our life savings this week to do all the things we’ve always wanted … Continue reading