Speaking for Muslim Women

Why does it seem that the only Muslim women who are praised by Westerners are the ones who blame Islam for all the problems that Muslim women face? Certainly, these women have important things to say. And I definitely feel…

Welcome Back, Welcome Back, Welcome Back

Thank you, USA, for bringing freedom, democracy, and women’s rights to Afghanistan. Afghanistan’s notorious Department for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, which was set up by the Taliban to enforce bans on women doing anything from working…

I Am Sandra S.

Over on bitchlab’s blog, there’s a conversation about a conversation that started over here. Nubian was accused of reverse racism. Blackamazon was accused of nonexistence: As far as her writing is concerned, I’m almost 110 percent sure that you, BlackAmazon,…

Speaking of tittes….

So I was under the impression that I was gonna have to wear a compression vest for three weeks post-surgery. It’s meant to minimize swelling and encourage my body to start pulling that excess skin back in. I just found…

CRACK Comes to Kansas

This is one reason why I will always insist that the reproductive freedom movement is about far more than abortion (via feministing). From where Barbara Harris sits, drug addicts give up a lot of things. Procreation should be one of…

Great Idea

Christy Hardin Smith has a great idea for the heat wave: And while I’m thinking about it, a whole lot of folks don’t have the money for air conditioning, what with rising energy prices and grocery prices and gas prices…