Friday Anti-Cat Blogging

I know I’m in the extreme minority of feminist bloggers because I a) don’t own a cat, b) don’t find LOLcats all that funny, and c) don’t really think cats are cute. Which is why Realisticats is for me! A sample of one of these blissfully accurate and grammatically correct images:
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Because I want this trend to spread like wildfire, I tried my hand at creating my own — inspired by a real-life event in which my roommate’s cat shredded a dress I had just made to wear to a friend’s wedding:
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Make your own, people! Spread the cat-hate! We’re the, um, silent majority in the blogosphere, I swear.

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Male viewer writes letter to the editor explaining why women can’t play soccer

This weekend, England’s women’s soccer team played Germany in an historic match at Wembly national stadium. As the Independent reports, “It was the first standalone game for women at the home of football, drew a record crowd of 46,000, was shown live in TV coverage on the BBC, and introduced a generation of young girls to the idea of the women’s team being treated the same as the men for the first time.” 

After the game, one male viewer, David Hickey, wrote a letter to the editor asking why it was aired when women’s soccer clearly doesn’t compare to the men’s game. “Women can’t play football,” he wrote. “They don’t even know the basic rules.” Here’s his full message:

 

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This weekend, England’s women’s soccer team played Germany in an historic match at Wembly national stadium. As the Independent reports, “It was the first standalone game for women at the home of football, drew a ...