Monthly Archives: January 2007

The Return of the Mommy Party, according to NYT.

TweetThe New York Times has a piece today on how women seeking high political positions are playing up their motherhood for more votes. (And that the strategy is a good one.) For a long time women seeking high office, particularly executive office, were advised to play down their softer, domestic side, and play up their [...]
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Vagina dentata

TweetTeeth, which premiered at Sundance this year, is a film about a teenage girl who is “the local chastity group’s most active participant”… and then discovers she’s living the vagina dentata myth. A stranger to her own body, innocent Dawn discovers she has a toothed vagina when she becomes the object of violence. A friend [...]
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Fun with Feminist Flickr (open sesame edition)

Tweet Jewelry is the only proper way to start up the BabyMaker2007. Pic (once again) from smiteme. Tweet
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Baby machines, we are.

TweetIt’s always nice to see the leaders of this world allowing their sexist side to slip out. Japan’s health minister described women as “birth-giving machines� during a public speech on the declining birthrate this Saturday. Japanese Health, Labor and Welfare Minister Hakuo Yanagisawa made the comment, which he’s obviously been getting a load of shit [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

TweetHere we go again… South Dakota legislators will soon introduce another abortion ban, this time with rape and incest exceptions. Plus, the North Dakota house just passed a trigger law banning abortion in the event Roe is overturned. “Madame Speaker” is good not only for women, but also for men. Scary news: Birth-control pills are [...]
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