Monthly Archives: July 2008

Good news for women worldwide!

TweetNewly-appointed UN human rights chief Navanethem Pillay has long been an advocate for women. A co-founder of women’s rights organization Equality Now, Pillay also served as President of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and was the first woman of color on the High Court of South Africa. Pillay replaces Louise Arbour in the position. [...]
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Victim-Blaming Headline of the Day

Tweet Not only does this headline from 10News in San Diego victim-blame in the worst (and perhaps most common) way, the article itself is no dream either. Not once are the words ‘rapist’ or ‘men’ mentioned. Check out the lede, for example: San Diego police are investigating a rising number of rapes involving young women [...]
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“A disgrace to the man race”

TweetThis is the second time Snickers will have to pull a gay-hating commercial. (Remember this nonsense?) But this commercial is just one of many that punishes men for being too “feminine,” whether it’s growing breasts after having the audacity to cry at the movies or being crushed by a giant beer can after screaming “like [...]
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Anti-feminist mail bag!

TweetSometimes one sentence speaks a thousand idiocies: You come across as a man hating group – the only reason nobody does or says anything is because you hide behind your vaginas. The depth of thought is astounding. *Scurries back behind labia* Tweet
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Are women hornier before their period?

TweetSounds like a stupid question right? Anyway, I guess I sometimes I call my period my moon (I know, how 70′s of me), but I have never called the week before my period “venus week.” But according to this new book, the way our hormones are before the week of our period actually has an [...]
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