Posts Tagged ‘abortion’

The Morning After: Celebrity Hymen Edition

* Sarah Silverman on losing her virginity:

The Morning After: “SUV of Male Privilege” Edition

More from Tiger Beatdown on manlit: This time, Garland Grey on the role of privilege in co-opting Jane Austen, a la Pride and Prejudice and Zombies:
Austen had to work very hard to hammer out a structure and a flow and a rhythm to the story, and you pull up next to that process in [...]

The Morning After: Anti-Abortion Infighting Edition

* The Abortioneers ask: Why can't anti-abortion activists get along?

The Morning After: $10 Lap Dance Edition

* On Tiger Beatdown, things you can learn from a $10 lapdance: The perfect performance of femininity is priceless. And by priceless I mean almost worthless:

The Morning After: Mannequins Are Us Edition

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* On mannequins, and us:
“It’s not that big of a leap to go to a window mannequin from ‘The Real Housewives of Orange County,’ ” said Simon Doonan, the creative director of Barneys New York.

Establishing a Feminist Dating Litmus Test

Last week, I interviewed Jaclyn Friedman about fucking while feminist and the tangled web feminists weave when we try to bring a relationship partner into our down-with-the-patriarchy worlds. In the interview, Friedman expressed the desire to establish a dating litmus test that feminists can use to weed out incompatible matches early on in the relationship. [...]

“The Most Pro-Abortion President in American History”

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Did ya'll watch C-SPAN last night? The Republican strategy of frantically burying their racist and classist rhetoric under a protective shield of faux concern for unborn babies was in full, glorious display. Between the white dudes arguing that socialist health care reform will "enslave" the American people (inside) and the white dudes chanting racial epithets at [...]

How to Effectively Protest Fred Phelps

Tomorrow, Fred Phelps and his Westboro Baptist Church will be protesting the first day of same-sex marriage in the District. Why? Well, because "God hates fags! God hates fag-enablers! Ergo, God hates District of Columbia, all of DOOMED america, and the World! You've turned the country over to the fags; now your [...]

Resolved: Abandoning Your Rape-Victim Wife Is A Dick Move

On Friday, advice columnist Carolyn Hax took on a strangely well-worn query for today's relationship advice columnists. Here's the situation (thanks to Heartless Doll for the tip): A woman is raped. She becomes pregnant. She decides to carry the pregnancy to term. Her husband decides he wants a divorce.
Question for the columnist: Is this guy [...]

Why Sarah Palin Is A Better Feminist Than Nancy Pelosi

On the Daily Beast today, Amy Siskind decries Nancy Pelosi as a "feminist nightmare." Why so serious? Because "the House Speaker pushed the Stupak amendment through—then moved to block the woman bidding for Ted Kennedy's Senate seat."
That first point makes sense—feminist women were thrown under the bus in order to pass the health care bill, [...]

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