Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Feministing Five: Katie Halper

TweetKatie Halper is a comic, filmmaker, and one of the newest contributors here at Feministing. Her work has appeared in sites like Guernica, Alternet, the Huffington Post, the New York Times, Comedy Central and GritTV. When she’s not writing sharp and entertaining commentaries on politics, she’s doing stand-up comedy or working on her documentary called, [...]
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What We Missed: SCOTUS health care decision edition

Tweet Full transcript via the White House website after the jump. Affordable Care Cat. People who are moving to Canada because of the Obamacare decision. You know, I still prefer Canada’s approach to health care myself. Rand Paul doesn’t understand how the Supreme Court works: “Just because a couple people on the Supreme Court declare something [...]
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Enough with “I date women and trans men”

TweetI’m traveling on the east coast right now, which has thrown me back into the kind of queer, mostly female assigned community that exists in the “I date women and trans men” frame (I’m not saying this doesn’t happen on the west coast – but I’ve found alternatives way more easily). This is a big [...]
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The Academic Feminist: Talking Feminism and Masculinities with Tristan Bridges

TweetWelcome back, Academic Feminists! Today’s conversation features Tristan Bridges, Lecturer with the Department of Sociology at the University of Virginia (recently appointed to The College at Brockport, SUNY).  Tristan offers some fantastic insights into masculinities and men’s relationships to feminisms, while also dispelling some common myths about contemporary gender inequalities. You can find out more [...]
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South Carolina won’t give parents info on life-saving, cancer-preventing HPV vaccine

TweetBad news for people who want to prevent cancer--which, surprisingly enough, is not all of us. The South Carolina House failed Tuesday to override Gov. Nikki Haley’s veto of a bill intended to provide information on and access to a free vaccine that prevents a sexually transmitted, cancer-causing virus. The House’s 54-47 vote killed the [...]
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