Category Archives: WimminStuff

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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Equal Pay Day 2012

This year, it’s also Tax Day. Did your senators and/or representative support the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009? Do they even acknowledge the wage gap? Do you live in WY where women earn 64% of what men do? … Continue reading

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Blog for Choice 2012: hctiB G: A(nother) title I wish I’d thought of first

originally posted January 22, 2000 ———– Read I’m Pro-Choice and I Fuck. I just wish I’d come up with the title first. It so sums up my feelings and philosophy…. According to Cristina Page, vice president of NARAL Pro-Choice New … Continue reading

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Women’s Equality Day

No, it’s not a joke or oxymoron. Though it does sound like a pipe 10-foot-water-bong dream… In no society are women treated equally yet. I believe strongly that if women are not full participants in society, the society does not … Continue reading

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Dirty v. “Dirty”

I never quite understood the menstruation-is-filth thing, mostly because I was so poorly raised no one made sure I was fully inculcated/brainwashed. Men dribble all over the tiles and floor but my pads have to be buried deep in the … Continue reading

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A Certain Blindness

Broadsheet‘s Page Rockwell gives Bob Herbert some praise in “Why doesn’t shooting girls count as a hate crime?” (must look at ad to read!) for being the rare mainstream voice to see the misogyny, the femicide, in the Amish school … Continue reading

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Telling, without Shame: Update

AOL.com has a story on the Ms. Magazine “I Had an Abortion” petition. I took the poll around 5 pm and these were the results: Is it a bad idea because women shouldn’t be “shamed” with public acknowledgement of an … Continue reading

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