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active 3 years, 5 months ago
  • emess commented on the blog post New anti-choice Tea Party ad makes me want to leave the country   4 years ago · View

    What the ASS? I don’t know what I enjoyed more: the men in black robes who are plotting to take down the country, or the idea that somehow the “pro-abortion” lobby was actually influencing policy. I wish.

  • emess wrote a new blog post: Counteracting Female Anti-feminism as a Man   4 years, 7 months ago · View

    I recently got into a debate on Facebook with a woman who identifies very strongly as anti-feminist and who argues that 90% of what feminism does is detrimental to society.  Although she advocates for gender equality and stiffer penalties against those whose commit violence against women, she considers most of the movement to be ridiculous.  She [...]

  • emess wrote a new blog post: Restroom Sign WIN   5 years, 6 months ago · View

    A while ago there was some discussion about sex-segregation in public restrooms. Some clever folk at my school put up these two signs: These were put up at the entrance to the library bathrooms, which for most of the year had been unmarked. There were two unmarked restrooms in the Music and Dance building where [...]

  • emess wrote a new blog post: Jon Stewart on Palin’s anti-choice stance   6 years, 1 month ago · View

    Jon Stewart offered his opinion on the Palin’s statements on her daughter’s pregnancy. It is one of the few times I have heard him make a serious statement without any attempts to make it comical. The relevant part starts around 4:00.

    STEWART: They have said, “this is Bristol’s decision and we should honor that.” I have a daughter. [...]

  • emess wrote a new blog post: Reality Bites Back   6 years, 2 months ago · View

    I have been wanting to say something about this for some time now, but it wasn’t until I read this post at Feministing that I decided to add my two cents to the mix. The show has already aired, but it feels good to have this out. What triggered me was this ad for a particular episode of “Reality [...]

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