Tag: Feminism

Why feminism is good for everybody, part 2954

Divorce rates are the lowest they’ve been since the 1970s, and marriages are more stable. There are certainly myriad reasons why marriages are stronger now than thirty years ago, but I’d imagine that chief among them are things heavily influenced…

Because I promised…

Way back when I was tagged to be a guest-blogger here, I said that I would write some race-relations 101 posts. I have some ideas (and I’m hoping to flesh out at least one of them today), but I’d like…

Gotta start somewhere

I’m going to introduce myself with my first guest post this week because I’m still a little intimidated by writing for such a big audience, and if there’s something I don’t have trouble writing about, it’s myself. My name is…

An Open Letter to Anonymous.

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for your organized campaign to silence us. That you would choose to devote so many hours and resources to your illegal and ill-fated efforts toward our demise is the highest compliment you could pay us. It…

5,000th Post!

This is the 5,000th post at Feministe. Way to go, ladies and gents. I’ve been here for 2 1/2 years now, and feel really lucky to have inherited such a dynamic, challenging and supportive space. Lauren created a great community…

Vanessa eats babies.

Can you see Vanessa’s mouth watering? Dawn Eden has gone after Vanessa in a post titled, “Feminism means never having to say you’re sorry … for leaving your kids to die.” And apparently Feministe is an “abortion-advocacy” blog. Oh that…

Hello

I’m excited to join the ranks of the other guest-bloggers this summer, and I will have a more substantial post up in just a little bit but thought I would introduce myself first. I live in Kansas, otherwise known as…

The Susan B. Anthony of Pole Dancing

Via Jenn, I found this video of Stephen Colbert applauding empowerful feminist women who are taking the movement to the next level — by poledancing. It’s pretty fantastic, and it hits at an issue that always grates on my nerves:…

Announcement

I’ll be out for the evening, Jill’s in DC with spotty internet service. Ergo, your comments may very well get caught up in our capricous and arbitrary spam filter and stay there for a long time. And since I don’t…

Bingo!

I’ve been threatening for some time to make up cards for troll bingo, but just never got around to it (plus, I lack the necessary technological skills). But now, Lauredhel at Hoyden About Town has beat me to the punch…

Finally!

A Feminism 101 blog! Called, appropriately enough, Finally, A Feminism 101 Blog. It’s there for your basic questions about feminism, because we’re not here to school you in the basics. Muchas gracias to tigtog, the Hoyden About Town, for putting…