Monthly Archives: October 2010

Sniffly, scratchy Saturday

TweetThere’s no Feministing Five interview this week, as I’m rather sick and sound a lot like a country music singer: scratchy, sexy and suddenly super pleased to be living in a small town. Instead, here’s a link to last week’s interview with Rachel Maddow, in case you missed it, and a here’s a video that [...]
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What We Missed

Tweet This tweet has been a favorite today. (via) California Gubernatorial Candidate Meg Whitman admits that she would have her undocumented housekeeper deported to win the election. It’s hypocritical and heartless. Lambda Literary has a round-up of ten LGBT books for teens that tackle the topics of bullying and suicide. Campus Progress reports on a [...]
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Sharron Angle Wins Most Racist Political Ad of the Year

TweetYesterday, Nevada’s Republican Senate candidate Sharron Angle pulled slightly ahead of Harry Reid in the polls. But, regardless of what happens on November 2nd, she’s already won one contest—against some pretty tough competition. Angle’s first two race-baiting, anti-immigrant ads (here and here) made her an early favorite in Salon’s Baity Awards for Excellence in the [...]
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Still looking for Halloween costume ideas?

TweetLast year Ann posted some amazing non-sexist, non-racist Halloween costume ideas. I’m reviving the tradition with today’s post, which includes all of Ann’s suggestions from last year, with a few updates. 2010 edition: (Warning, I’m not as funny as Ann, but I will try my best) Constance McMillen (she was the star lesbian youth activist [...]
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Wesley Meredith Wins Most Sexist Political Ad of the Year

Tweet Via Feminist Law Professors I’m sure there are some other close contenders. Leave your pick in comments, and stay tuned for Maya’s version later today with “Most Racist Political Ad of the Year.” Transcript via Care2 after the jump Tweet
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