(Really incredible video, seen on feministing, giving more reasons why Planned Parenthood’s funding shouldn’t be cut). So this weekend I went home to attend DC’s Walk for Choice, a largescale response to the current attacks on women’s health and women’s rights. Rallies were held all round the country at the same time to signify that […]Read More Myth-bustin’ Mondays: Young women don’t care
Dubbed “The Super Bowl for Women” for its focus on fashion and glamor, the Academy Awards is a one of the biggest nights in Hollywood. But what does the show really tell us about the values Hollywood is selling us? After all, calling the show the “Super Bowl for Women” specifically for the fashion essentially […]Read More Who Are You Wearing: A Feministy Break-Down of the Academy Awards
Happy Sunday! I will be speaking at the Associated Colleges of the South Women’s and Gender Studies Conference at University of Richmond, April 1-2, 2011. I want to share my abstract, and then comment further on Reconstituting, Redefining, and Integrating Heterosexual and Homosexual Males into the Women’s Studies. Abstract: Defining Women’s studies as an area of […]Read More The Reconstitution of Women’s Studies
I’ve spent a lot of time at home with my family over the past couple of weeks, coming home to Virginia Beach and hanging out with family from Indiana, Iowa and Colorado means spending a lot of time with people of opposite political ideologies. I know, feminists, we’ve all been there. Grandma asks what we’ve […]Read More “Hot Buttons” don’t have to start fires.
Republican Representative from Indiana, Mike Pence (who—thank little-baby-Jesus—stated that he will NOT be running for presidential office in 2012) recently introduced an amendment to Congress that would withdraw funding from Planned Parenthood. The amendment, which was passed 240 to 185, is set to cut money for contraceptives, HIV testing, cancer screenings and reproductive health services […]Read More Stand with Planned Parenthood!
Smokeshow of the Day is a little thing on Barstoolsports.com that picks a college girl to be the “hottest girl of the day”. You may not have heard of it because it caters to the greater Boston, New York, and Philadelphia areas. Being from Boston, I’ve had the unfortunate privilege of hearing all about this website. […]Read More The Smokeshow of the Day
Holly Kearl,” Street Harassment: What it is, why it matters, and what YOU can do about it!” Thursday, February 24, at 6:30 pm in Miller 1101 Kearl is a national expert on street harassment and author of Stop Street Harassment: Making Public Places Safe and Welcoming for Women. She is based in the Washington […]Read More Quick Hit – Holly Kearl Speaks On Street Harassment 2/24
Here is a BBC News article, reporting on gay marriage where the president will no longer uphold DOMA in courts. Just another tiny step closer towards equality. Also, a NY Times article.Read More Quick Hit: US gay marriage ban: US government drops defense of law
Today I come to you with my favorite comic as a kid. I currently have twelve Calvin and Hobbes comic collections. What I love most about Calvin and Hobbes is that I laughed at it as a kid, and I’m still laughing at it now. Below is Calvin and Hobbes’ two-member club G.R.O.S.S., or Get […]Read More My dad got a motorcycle, my mom got a… new refrigerator?
Found this on the Interwebz. I’m glad to see this young girl indulge in and promote the idea that she can a) get married, b) have a job, or c) have both. (I’m imagining the simultaneous ringing of church bells and the cha-ching of a cash register. Melodious stuff, lemme tell ya!) Most importantly, I’m […]Read More quick hit: winner of most adorable feminist