Tag Archives: Analysis

What porn can teach us about safer sex

TweetEd. note: This post is part of the second round of the Feministing “So You Think You Can Blog” contributor contest (background here). Stay tuned all week as our six finalists take turns turns covering the blog and giving us a sense of their personal contributor style. The winner of the contest and newest member [...]
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‘If you are against hate, LIKE this page.’

TweetMore than a week after the tragic shooting and deaths of American Sikhs in Oak Creek, mainstream media coverage has waned. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, my hometown paper, has done a chunk of the major lifting in coverage, attempting to provide profiles of lives of the victims. However, where mainstream media fails, the internet rises to [...]
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Are gender-reveal parties necessarily retrograde?

TweetSo, people are talking about gender reveal parties. Have you heard of these? They are almost exactly what they sound like: parties where the sex — not gender, despite the name — of a forthcoming baby is revealed, often to the expecting mother or couple at the same time it is made known to guests. [...]
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Lizzie Procter lives! Young women and hysteria

TweetGenerally, I’m not in the business of debunking inane articles by folks who seemingly keep their notoriety alive by pissing off feminists. It’s a rather tedious and thankless job, especially given that there are more important and interesting feminist issues to tackle. But somehow I feel compelled to suspend my usual position on inanity to [...]
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President Obama officially starts campaigning with the State of the Union

TweetThere was a moment during last night’s State of the Union address where I thought of the Jay Z line, “I guess I got my swagger back! Truth.” With last night’s State of the Union, President Obama showed that he does indeed have his campaign swagger back. The president has had to sit through EIGHTEEN [...]
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