Tag Archives: misogyny

…and after you’ve stopped with the bathing suit pictures, maybe stop having breasts.

The following may be triggering for some, as it concerns the physical abuse of young girls. I can’t even. What the fuck. I’m working on the afore-mentioned “white Jewish lady” post (more accurately: I appeared on Russian TV yesterday to … Continue reading

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I’ll take voting rights over a knight in shining armor, thanks.

A sophomore at USC has learned an important fact at college: Chivalry is dead. And hairy feminists killed it. His piece is fascinating, but not surprising, because he is the ultimate Nice Guy™. The premise is that he has this … Continue reading

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I still haven’t found what I’m looking for

I was poking around Slate.com earlier and noticed a curious “line of the day” See it right there in the middle there? “The top searches that begin with ‘my girlfriend is’: a bitch, pregnant, crazy, hot, fat, depressed, getting fat.” … Continue reading

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This is what is wrong with America.

Someone showed me this thinking I would find it hilarious (which I guess I kind of do). Really, though, I find it terribly sad. It’s like all the bad things about America rolled into one. From stupid newscasts to people … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Because a woman’s place is doing the laundry. In pearls. Barefoot. With her thong showing. Not to mention her ass.

Oh, good golly. Katherine Harris sent along a link to this post, in which Devil Doll presents a new comiquette (little collectible statue) of Mary Jane from Spiderman. It’s just. . . well . . . behold: Be sure to … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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How Many Feminists Does it Take to Tell a Joke?

Ilyka, in comments about The Alphabet of Occasional Chuckles: I’ve been thinking about this general subject of what’s funny vs. that’s not funny a lot recently anyway, and I don’t think there are any easy answers. For myself, it breaks … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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