Posts Tagged ‘weed’

Sexist Beatdown: The Inherent Dudeliness of Rock Edition

Male-Dominated Subculture A: Emo.
This week, Tiger Beatdown presents "LADYPALOOZA: The Tiger Beatdown Lilith Fair Experience, But If Lilith Fair Didn't Suck, And Also Were a Blog." In other words, it's ladybloggers talking music, both listening-to (check out this rumination on the "Cuomo/Phair conundrum") and playing it (find out why being in a band with [...]

Rob Kampia Returns to the Marijuana Policy Project

Speaking of pot and sex: Celeb Stoner reports—and the Marijuana Policy Project confirms—that executive director Rob Kampia has returned to the organization after a 90-day leave of absence. Kampia returned to his position today after the MPP board took a vote on the issue yesterday (Kampia is also a member of the board). When [...]

How to Sell Realistic Peeing Penis Dildos to Heterosexual Men

So I logged on to the High Times Web site today, as you do, and I came across a typical ad targeting pot enthusiasts: A woman dropping her lacy panties alongside the teaser, "Want to see more? We know you want to!" Users who are interested in seeing more are introduced to  "The Whizzinator," a [...]

Which Maine Potheads Hate Gays?

A friend* pointed me to an interesting divide in the Maine election results: While only 47 percent of Maine voters opted to keep same-sex marriage legal, a full 59 percent voted to legalize medicinal marijuana. By my expert analysis, that means that a significant percentage of Maine's voters are raging potheads who hate gay people.

Sexist Comments of the Week: Counter-Culture, Misogyny, and Weed

In "Weed Culture Is Boob Culture," I argued that women feel alienated from the pot advocacy movement because female stoners are marketed as objects (above) instead of heroes (every pot movie ever). Yes, boobs are used to sell everything from beer to hamburgers, but it's particularly depressing when misogyny rears its ugly head in the [...]

Weed Culture Is Boob Culture

Why aren't there more female marijuana activists, Marijuana Policy Project employee Laura Greenback asks in High Times. Ooh! Pick me! I know the answer!
It's not that women don't like smoking weed. We do. And it's not that we don't care about the ass-backwards war on drugs—despite Greenback's fears, half of the MPP's top staff are [...]