Tag: feminist

Project Guest Blogger – Week Eight

Muchas gracias to Nezua and Trailer Park for posting this week. You two were as incredible as I thought you’d be! And I hope regular Feministe readers will head over to Trailer Park Feminist and The Unapologetic Mexican on a…

Full Frontal Feminism Update

I just noticed that Piny has posted a follow-up as well. Read hers, because it’s good, and it points to the very important and substantial criticism that I did not address in my initial post. I’m still in DC and…

Happy International Women’s Day!

Go celebrate. I will be posting more fully on this later today, I promise. UPDATE: When I said “I promise,” I lied. Sorry kids, there’s no Santa Clause either. Tomorrow, though, I will have far more time than I did…

I’m Really Really Hot

Exciting news: I’m one of the Real Hot 100! I’m actually really surprised. I’ve been reading about all the nominees, and have been absolutely blown away by the work that women across the country are doing. These women are film-makers,…

Self-Appointed

In comments on Chris Clarke’s post about why he does not refer to himself as feminist, Dr. Virago said this: I guess all I’m trying to say is that if you conclude that only some people (i.e., women) have the…

Running in Heels

On cobblestone. For cash. Sponsored by Glamour Magazine, which apparently enjoys torturing its readers with sadistic footwear and a contest that’s likely to leave at least a few of them with broken ankles. Lovely. Who says women’s magazines are anti-feminist?…

Gloria Steinem, Power Geezer

From an interview on Alternet: What is Gloria Steinem’s advice to young women these days? To do “whatever they fucking well please,” America’s foremost feminist said, stabbing into poached eggs at a brunch-mobbed diner on a recent Sunday. “Ha ha…

Is This Rape?

Victim’s male acquaintance breaks into her apartment and grabs her. He is in a rage because she had refused to go out with him. He roughs her up a bit, including belting her across the face and throttling her. He…