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Tag Archives: feminism
I can’t describe this anywhere near as well as the artist, so I’ll let him (yes, him) do the talking: The comic … is a compulsive response to a recent, entirely unremarkable little dust-up over on Twitter concerning the excruciatingly … Continue reading
I’m a 100% independent woman in every sense: I take care of myself, I support myself, I make my own decisions, and I live for myself. I am capable of holding the door for myself, I don’t mind getting on … Continue reading
Found on Feministing: Open Season is a 15 minute video about the prevalence of sexual assault committed against Native women. According to stats from The Kinsey Institute 14.8% of U.S. women report being raped in their lifetime and another 2.8% … Continue reading
See here: Domestic violence survivor evicted for reporting abuser This bothers me. She’s a victim of violence and they shouldn’t be allowed to evict her. Yes, a gun on the premises probably is a violation of the lease, but unless … Continue reading
An excellent video about how women (and men) are depicted in ads: [googlevideo=http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-1993368502337678412] For more information, see the speaker’s website or the Media Education Foundation.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4iEBQ_Ox7CM] Found here. The YouTube info says that it’s from the Individual World Poetry Slam Finals 2006.
This is scary: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4wQfQtpDAc] I have no problem with people being very devoted to God, but to be so blinded by ones personal religion is really scary. Doubly so when you judge people based on their parents religious choices. What … Continue reading
Some ads from Spain are certainly suggesting that they are. According to the ads, if you have had to suffer through female genital cutting (a.k.a. female genital mutilation), then you are nothing more then a blow-up sex toy: I would … Continue reading