Tag Archives: Feminism

Jessica Valenti on Why Feminists Are So ‘Angry’: “It’s not that I’m angry, it’s that I’m exhausted.”

Preach: Transcript here (h/t).

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Reappropriating Mother’s Day

Forget Hallmark and Big Flora — Mother’s Day is (and always has been) for radicals: Mother’s Day began in America in 1870 when Julia Ward Howe wrote the Mother’s Day Proclamation. Written in response to the American Civil War and … Continue reading

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QOTD: Rethinking Sex-Positivity & Sex Work

Audacia Ray: If we put aside our attachment to the sex positive construction of sex work, we will certainly hear things that will be hard to sit with. But for sex positivity to be a useful framework, one that encourages … Continue reading

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Provocation, Appropriation, and That Blackface Clitoridectomy Cake

Here’s an idea for truly provocative art. No more male artists, black or white, speaking for African women. No more ever-more-graphic ever-more-voyeuristic art on the suffering of African women. Stop using the female African body as raw material to be … Continue reading

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Etch-A-Mitt Shakes Things Up Again: Welfare Moms Better Off With “The Dignity of Work”

Via Ryan Grim (ICYMI): Apparently Ann Romney forgot to mention to Willard that moms who don’t work outside the home do THE MOST IMPORTANT JOB IN THE WORLD!!!1 and already have ample dignity, thankyouverymuchyousupersexistsoand… oh, wait — Mittens meant those moms — … Continue reading

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Jacked from the 140 (Because sometimes that’s all you need)

Fox News North’s @kinsellawarren puts down his 30 pieces of silver to spank @fernhilldammit for consorting w/ teh enemy is.gd/zoW25t — Matthew Elliot (@matttbastard) April 9, 2012 Seriously, dub tee eff? Update: Yes, kids you too can be Warren Kinsella’s Next … Continue reading

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Of Patriarchy and Paradox.

So, um, Happy New Year, kids. We at bastard.logic are proud to kick off 2011 with the debut of our newest co-blogger, Amy Lauren, whom you’ll no doubt be seeing quite a bit of as the year progresses. – mb … Continue reading

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Rima Fakih’s Trojan Bikini

by matttbastard Sometimes it takes well over a thousand words to highlight the absurdity of the viral xenophobia that periodically sweeps over the more Islamophobic denziens of Outer Wingnuttia. This time it would (at first) appear that a mere picture will suffice: Of course, as Echidne … Continue reading

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From Marc Lepine to Hiram Monserrate

by matttbastard This was the first thing I read today, 20 years after the violent massacre of 14 young women (because they were women): New York State Senator Hiram Monserrate, one of the Democrats who helped “defend traditional marriage” in … Continue reading

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December 6th.

by matttbastard We remember, even if they choose to forget. Recommend this post at Progressive Bloggers

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