Tag: feminists

Hillary’s Woman Problem

Like many feminists, I’m conflicted about the whole Hillary-for-President thing. I think a lot of us had pinned our hopes on her, and we feel like she failed us. Her support of the Iraq war is one of the biggest…

Speaking of Gloria Steinem and Satire

…And porn… Pandagon has apparently received some praise from an unsavory source: Playboy says this about Pandagon (tee-hee): “The don’t-give-a-fuck spirit of blogging is alive and well at Pandagon, where three fierce, funny, pro-sex feminists disguise their almost frightening intellect…

Who I Am

At the risk of sounding like Britney Spears, I’m gonna go ahead and throw it out there: I am not a role model. I am, however, a feminist. And you can try and take away my membership card, but I’m…

Feminists Speaking for Muslim Women

Ali has a post up today about Iranian divorce, and Western feminist involvement with the issues facing Muslim women in Islamic countries. Ali writes, To me, it is better if a progressive rather than a Neo-Con gets gung ho about…

Bless You, Times Select

Because you put your columnists behind a subscription wall, I don’t have to court high blood pressure by coming across stuff like this: New York Times (subscription required): David Brooks opines that differences in male and female brain chemistry mean…

Scott Writes a Post So I Don’t Have To

Lucky for me, as I’m swamped with work today. Self-appointed upholder of academic standards Harvey Mansfield, in a column arguing that universities should become depoliticized by adopting a whole bundle of reactionary bromides familiar to anyone who’s seen The O’Reilly…

The Feminist Destruction of the World

Yes, feminists, you’ve really gone and done it this time — you’ve destroyed manhood, attacked womanhood, encouraged drug use, raised the teen pregnancy rate, and killed babies. Nice work ladies — clearly, you’ve been effectively multi-tasking. There was a time…

Not Getting It

Slate’s defense of that Forbes article: It’s gender-neutral, we swear! The blogs entries collected by Technorati accuse Forbes of culling the academic literature for fodder that will shove women back into the kitchen; send them back to the 1950s; and…

How wrong can one article be?

Witness the conservative reaction to the ongoing FDA/emergency contraception ordeal: After resisting for years feminists determined to make high-dosagesteroids available to women and girls without a prescription, it seems that the Bush Administration is about to cave in to political…