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Evelyn @evelyn ?

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  • Evelyn commented on the blog post Quick Hit: On teets, tots and spats   2 years, 10 months ago · View

    TheFeministBreeder raises many good points in her article You Think Women Aren’t Vulnerable to Marketing? Check Your Privilege , but she is still at fault for using patronizing rhetoric to promote breastfeeding. While I agree that “to even suggest that all women have equal access to information and support in the decision-making process is to completely ignore [...]

  • Evelyn commented on the blog post Quick Hit: On teets, tots and spats   2 years, 10 months ago · View

    Joan Wolf, author of Is Breast Best? Taking on the Breastfeeding Experts and the New High Stakes of Motherhood , explains in an interview that “Compelling science tells us that breastfeeding provides babies some protection against gastrointestinal infections. Doctors and public health practitioners tell us that breastfeeding makes babies happier and smarter and prevents ear and respiratory [...]

  • Evelyn commented on the blog post Should artificial insemination be regulated?   2 years, 11 months ago · View

    To be fair, I think Miriam’s opinion on the issue is more nuanced than “150 kids, gross,” but she probably could have delineated the consequences of unchecked sperm banks more clearly. When I read the NYT article, two things jumped out at me: (1) There are sperm donors who were told that 5-10 children could [...]

  • Evelyn wrote a new blog post: Vintage Sexism: Car of Tomorrow (Tex Avery) Edition   3 years, 5 months ago · View

    On my most recent nostalgia kick, I was browsing YouTube for old Looney Tunes episodes, and I inevitably stumbled across Tex Avery’s “technology of the future” series.  Now, I was fully prepared for a healthy dose of vintage sexism going into this venture — but I don’t remember it being this bad. While all four episodes, The [...]

  • Evelyn commented on the blog post Once again, feminism ruins your love life.   3 years, 8 months ago · View

    I absolutely agree with your last point. The author, as you mention, ignorantly stresses the wrong tragedy. It’s not a tragedy that some women out-earn their partners. It’s a tragedy that there are men who are actually emasculated by the economic success of their female partners. It’s a tragedy that women are encouraged to feel [...]

  • Evelyn became a registered member   4 years, 1 month ago · View

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