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“Any body is a good place to be if you’re listening to it and taking care of it”: Lizzo

also see “Resource”!  

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When Victims Get Life in Prison

…they are generally women: BATTERED, BEREAVED, AND BEHIND BARS. Buzzfeed News, 10/2/14. If a violent partner threatened her child, “I would sacrifice my life 10 times out of 10,” said Carmen White, the Dallas prosecutor — and mother — who … Continue reading

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Happy Fucking Labor Day

Michael Rubin, one of the lawyers who sued Schneider, disagreed, saying there are many sound wage claims. “The reason there is so much wage theft is many employers think there is little chance of getting caught,” he said. Commissioner Su … Continue reading

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Bit(ch) 19: “self-directed pursuits of pleasure without shame”

As a feminist who fucks*, I have no problem with “Anaconda.” I find it delightful. * It isn’t the male gaze, dominant narratives of sexuality, or hegemonic femininity which reigns true throughout Minaj’s work. It’s her own sexual state of being. … Continue reading

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Bit(ch) 16: “vagina”

Vollmann’s most important artistic influences are Gauguin and what he described as the “power colors” of Native American art. His other inescapable influence is the female body. The majority of Vollmann’s visual art centers upon women generally and geishas, sex … Continue reading

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Bit(ch) 13: Fuck!

The Supreme Court Just Made It Harder For Women To Exercise Their Right To Choose. 6/26/14. Think Progress. Thanks, Supreme Court. With Governors Jindal and Walker competing to shut down Planned Parenthood clinics [“abortion clinics” they’re called though only 3% … Continue reading

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“The truth is that George Will is lying.”

If you didn’t know that George Will is an idiot, his opinion on June 6 sealed it. Lynn Beisner breaks down his opinions this way: Like most publications of some repute, the Washington Post does not typically print opinion that is … Continue reading

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Bit(ch): 5: Exactly What I Thought

From the mouths of rapists: The lyrics of Robin Thicke’s Blurred Lines. Sociological Images, 9/17/2013. I know you want it. Thicke sings “I know you want it,” a phrase that many sexual assault survivors report their rapists saying to justify … Continue reading

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See?

See LA? That’s not just fueled by NOLA, either. It’s fueled by a lot of things some folks consider wholesome and right.

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“it is fatal to the trajectory of one’s work”

If Faye [Dunaway] made a mistake in her career, it is that she gave a shit what people said or thought of her, but that is easy for me to say: I’m a man, and, sue me for this, but … Continue reading

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