Monthly Archives: August 2010

What We Missed

Tweet How ’bout that: The word “abortion” is googled the most in conservative areas and areas where abortion is restricted. Pennsylvania has changed its policy so that trans folks can change their driver’s licenses to appropriately reflect their gender. Woot! Charming: The Family Research Council has released a new ad attacking “Harry Reid and homosexual [...]
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Douche for success, ladies

TweetI don’t know why everyone is so shocked by this ad! My vagina has a direct relationship to my workplace success. The last time I asked for a raise I just vajazzled “50k??” on my pubic bone and dropped trow in the boss’s office. Make it (smell like) rain! Tweet
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Women and masturbation: We’ve come a long way, maybe?

TweetHappy Friday, y’all! Let’s talk about orgasms! Last night I saw In The Next Room: The Vibrator Play, which was written by Pulitzer Prize-nominated playwright Sara Ruhl. Inspired by Rachel P. Maines’s book, The Technology of Orgasm, Ruhl wrote a play about the use of vibrators as a Victorian-era treatment for women’s “hysteria” — a [...]
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Props to the Aussie government: The Line campaign

TweetThe Australian government recently launched a campaign called The Line, designed to educate young people about healthy romantic relationships and the role that technology can play in bullying and abuse. The campaign makes it clear that though some things are illegal clearly “over the line,” like violence, rape and abuse, other lines are blurry and [...]
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Mad Men Midweek Friday Fix: The Chrysanthemum and the Sword

TweetDuring the fourth season of Mad Men Feministing writers will offer some of our thoughts on feminist moments, scenes, and themes in the new episodes in order to start a discussion about these topics in our community. This year we’ll help you get through the middle (ok more like end this week) of the week [...]
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