Tag: misogyny

Whipping Girl

I am loving Whipping Girl. I’m not really sure how to post about it, because so many of my ideas look like this: [Introduction to Julia Serano quote] [Lengthy quote from Julia Serano] [Paraphrase of quote from me] Where to…

31 Dead at Virginia Tech

There’s really nothing to say about this other than it’s incredibly sad. And it’s the deadliest campus shooting in American history. I hope you’ll take a moment to send prayers or kind thoughts to the people at Virginia Tech, and…

Grannies Gone Wild

I’m hestitant to wade into the pornography wars, but this article should give all of us more than a little bit to cringe about. Yes, it’s about the latest “fetish” — women over the age of 40, doin’ it on…

Quality of Life

Blue wrote a post about Andrea Dworkin’s description of her disability, and commenters are taking her to task for it over at Alas. Dworkin had nothing remotely “apocalyptic” to say about disability. If she’d lived another 20 years that may…

Where All The Wimmin At?

Via Jane at Firedoglake, a comment from Garance Franke-Ruta about the dearth of women opinion writers in progressive publications. O]nce Amy Sullivan leaves the Washington Monthly toward the end of the month, I will have the peculiar honor of being…

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…