Tag: feminists

They're Coming To Get You, Barbara

Thanks to the blog troubles I’m a bit late in posting this, but do check out the film reviews of several popular horror movies of interest to feminists at Feminist Themes, including reviews of Carrie, Teeth, Rosemary’s Baby, and Misery.…

Newsweek on Feminist Bloggers

Somehow I missed this until today, but Feministe got a mention in Newsweek (last paragraph). Which is very cool. I’m glad to see mainstream news organizations covering feminist bloggers, and I’m glad they’re actually talking to some of us (like…

Sleeping with the Enemy, Part 2

I know I promised to make Sleeping with the Enemy, Part 2 about what happens in your community, family & culture when you go from over a decade of queer relationships to dating a straight cisgender man, but honestly, I’m…

More presidential elections

India’s presidential elections are a couple of weeks away (on the 18th of this month), and a woman, Pratibha Patel, is contesting. This is, of course far less interesting than the U.S presidential elections and Hilary Clinton, since the Indian…

Why We Fight

Courtney Martin has an interesting interview with Sisterhood Interrupted author Deborah Siegel about feminist in-fighting. A few of Siegel’s comments really struck me, including her characterization of the underlying issues in the inter-feminist conflicts: In the early days of the…

Full Frontal Feminism

Jill and Full Frontal Feminism. Because of the giant ego! So I said that I was taking a break, but here I am. I’m writing specifically in response to the number of criticisms of Jessica Valenti’s new book, Full Frontal…