Justin Bieber Grabbed And Kissed By Jenny McCarthy

rape culture-- juliejordonscott

Would the same nonresponse have happened with Justine Bieber?

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Transgender Day of Remembrance

mourning--armin_vogel

Remembering our dead.

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On Men and Fashion

fashion-- MindyTaylor

Or why hipster mustaches and bronies in fedoras are the new face of feminism.

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Further Thoughts on Steven Messham

rape culture-- juliejordonscott

An underdiscussed issue in the Steven Messham case.

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I Believe Steven Messham

rape culture-- juliejordonscott

Steven Messham was raped, despite some people’s attempts to discredit him.

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Daily Dose of DAWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW

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Sonia Sotomayor is on Sesame Street!

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Veteran’s Day

military-- ~Ealasaid~

Honoring Our Veterans On Veteran’s Day

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Sexist Pictures Post

Pictoral evidence of the existence of sexism below the cut. Slow connections beware. Hat tip to Sociological Images and Love Joy Feminism, from which these pictures were stolen.

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President Obama Cries

politics-- DonkeyHotey

I have to say that President Obama’s speech to his campaign staff made me tear up a bit. I am not the only one, because in fact President Obama’s speech to his campaign staff made him tear up a bit too. (Note: transcript available here.) There were a lot of inspiring things in the American […]

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It’s Just A Blog Hop To The Left

So Clarisse Thorn nominated me to participate in a blog hop thing where writers talk about their writing, and then people get to discover new writers, and it’s all good. What is the work­ing title of your next book? What About The Men: Why Feminism Needs Men and Why Men Need Feminism. Where did the […]

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Can Men and Women Be Friends?

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Maybe it’s a perfectly nice platonic friendship, and also you get to check out the other person’s chest sometimes. Inexplicably, this option has been ignored by all the coverage ever.

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Election Night Post: In Which Ozy Gets Political

Sometimes the good guys win.

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Family Values Candidate Repeatedly Raped Young Boy

rape culture-- xoder

Anti-sex ideas don’t work. We have tried the “shame people for having sex that we don’t like and then there won’t be rape!” tactic again and again. And the very perpetrators of those beliefs end up being the rapists and abusers, and the shame around sexuality hurts the very survivors they say they’re going to protect.

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Humorless Feminist Moment: No Rapey Jokes, Stephen Colbert

politics-- DonkeyHotey

Nothing makes me sadder than to have to defend Donald Trump. Nevertheless, a blogger’s work is never done, particularly when Stephen Colbert keeps making jokes that upset me. The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,Video Archive  [Transcript of relevant bits: “Mr. Trump, I will write you a check for […]

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Nate Silver Apparently Inaccurate On Polls Because He’s Effeminate

politics-- DonkeyHotey

Some conservatives are not terribly fond of Nate Silver, the renowned blogger and statistics wonk behind Fivethirtyeight. For one thing, he keeps predicting that Obama will win. (80.8% chance as of this writing.) Those conservatives, who are fond of the narrative of Romney Momentum, feel that Nate Silver is randomly making up numbers in order […]

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Happy Halloween!

I leave you all with Marilyn Manson’s This Is Halloween and a Open Thread where you may feel to discuss what you wish. I have my own home now, so I’m going to get to GIVE CANDY to TRICK-OR-TREATERS and I’m super-excited! I will be the most enthusiastic vampire ever.

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