Holy Shit

Small plane strikes NYC apartment building. Probably just a shitty pilot. Right? … right?

Note to Lauren: DTMFA

Ms. Lauren, I know you love your boy Keith as much as I love me some Anderson, but I think it’s time to let him go: To quote: Paris Hilton claims she was punched in the face yesterday morning at…

Bad Ideas

Jesus. I was swamped yesterday and hadn’t heard about this. Apparently, Ampersand has sold the domain name for Alas, A Blog to a pornographer, with the idea that Alas’s traffic would drive up hits to the porn site: I stopped…

The Persistent Undesirable

In a world where masculinity is assumed to represent strength and power, those who are butch are able to contemplate their identities within the relative safety of those connotations. In contrast, those of us who are femme are forced to…

Confessions of a Fun Feminist

This post has started quite the discussion about feminism, class, and which issues and activities are feminist and which aren’t. I quoted Twisty approvingly, agreeing with her assertion that women embracing the trappings of femininity are doing so as a…

Good News!

The Male Pill may soon be a reality: For the first time, a safe, effective and reversible hormonal male contraceptive appears to be within reach. Several formulations are expected to become commercially available within the near future. Men may soon…

Unequal Pay?

Here’s an item I found at Feministing. Apparently, there was a recent ruling by the European Court of Justice on an equal-pay issue that was touted in the press as a blow to equal pay for mothers. Take this article,…