A Shady Situation

Ever since my fellow blogger jgrand posted ‘Idealism and Practicality’ I have been struggling with my love for rap music. As he wrote, “What does a feminist do when faced with these issues? Is it better to reject all media with elements of sexism then to write off the flaws as ‘just part of life?’” After […]

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Totally Awesome Women

This TAW has been in tons of TV sitcoms (many named after her).  She is also an Honorary Forest Ranger.  She said she always wanted to be one but couldn’t because girls weren’t allowed.  Can you name this TAW?

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Links Round-Up

This week: Jgrand50 saw that CNN pulled a report that investigated the effect of ovulation on women voting. Luckily, we all were spared the craizness. On a related note, Obama (smartly) continues to push against Rebulicans on women’s issues. His recent speaches attack Richard Murdock’s disgusting comments about rape. Femistorian wants you all to watch this amazing […]

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Sexism: Shaken, Not Stirred

On November 9th, the new James Bond movie, Skyfall will be released. Early reviews are incredibly positive, and the movie is receiving buzz as potentially one of the year’s best. Despite all of the hype, I remain a bit skeptical. Some of that comes from the terrible last film (Quantum of Solace). However, one of […]

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Save my boobs? Save my life.

So it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, as I’m sure everyone has no doubt noticed by now. In case you hadn’t though, the insane amount of pink products would probably have helped to tip you off. Seriously, so.many. pink. products. Which is of course the perfect transition for me to talk about an issue that I tend […]

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Go Dukes!

Happy Monday, everyone! Just a quick note to tell you all about some great feminism coming from JMU this weekend. James Madison’s Debate Team  has been winning it up for quite some time.  This weekend, the team traveled to the United States Military Academy (West Point) where they proceeded to make it to finals in Novice and […]

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