Category Archives: feminista

Quote of the Effing Century (Or, On the Original Stimulus Package)

by matttbastard I rather adore the willy. In fact, when these long, drawn-out discussions about sex happen on radical feminist sites, I sometimes find the urge to hop in, scream “I LIKE DICK!” and run away, giggling like a third-grader. … Continue reading

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Read This Now

by matttbastard Over at Global Comment, Sarah Jaffe, in a devastatingly on-target critique, utterly eviscerates yesterday’s head-pattingly patronizing L.A. Times article/future-bird-cage-liner (where the credentials of Dr. Jill Biden were examined [and dismissed] in a manner that was maddeningly glib, highly … Continue reading

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Tina Fey and “Sister Souljah” Feminism

by Isabel “I love to play strippers and to imitate them… . I love using that idea for comedy, but the idea of actually going there? I feel like we all need to be better than that. That industry needs … Continue reading

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Nothing to See Here…

by matttbastard So I’m skimming Memeorandum, wearily chuckling at Ben “$400 haircut!!1one” Smith’s apparent inability to properly distinguish between ‘censorship’ (Eek!! What does teh Obama has to hide aboot teh Blago?!) and ‘burying‘, when I spot the following Salon headline … Continue reading

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by matttbastard Today isn’t about pro or anti coalition rallies, the respective leadership abilities of Stephane Dion vs. Stephen Harper, partisanship, or unelected heads of state. Nor is it about Western alienation, Quebec separatism, parliamentary democracy, or regional polarization. Today … Continue reading

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Read This Now: bfp on Alice and Rebecca Walker

by matttbastard bfp (who, due to technical issues at her pad, is once again guesting @ elle’s place) takes a look at race, feminism and how some have framed the complicated (and at times contentious) familial relationship between Alice and … Continue reading

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PSA: October 30th: Be Bold. Be Red.

by matttbastard Document the Silence: In October 2007 people all over the United States gathered physically and in spirit to speak out against violence against women of color. Some of us wore red all day and explained that we were … Continue reading

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PSA: Petition for the immediate release of Esha Momeni

by matttbastard Via For Esha, the One Million Signatures Campaign has started a petition calling for the immediate release of imprisoned graduate student and womens rights advocate Esha Momeni: To: His Excellency Ayatollah Sayed Ali Khamenei, His Excellency Mahmoud Ahmadinejad,His … Continue reading

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PSA: Free Esha Momeni

by matttbastard Update: Be sure to sign the official petition calling for Momeni’s release. Change For Equality: Esha Momeni, women’s rights advocate and a member of the Campaign from California was arrested on Wednesday October 15, 2008, while on a … Continue reading

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PSA: A Message For Sarah Palin

by matttbastard h/t Nikita Recommend this post at Progressive Bloggers

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