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Pretending to be gay?

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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Two cents on the polls and the noise

TweetFollowing all of the threads and commentary to our great national contest, I needed to read something centering. Here’s 1988 Joan Didion on the presidential campaign: When we talk about the process, then, we are talking, increasingly, not about “the democratic process,” or the general mechanism affording the citizens of a state a voice in [...]
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Australian PM Gillard blasts opposition leader Abbott misogyny and sexism

TweetSpeaking of calling people on their bullshit, this is epic: If you can’t watch the video, Here’s Prime Minister Julia Gillard most salient charge in brief: “I will not be lectured about sexism and misogyny by this man, I will not. And the government will not be lectured about sexism and misogyny by this man. [...]
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Chris Matthews goes HAM on Preibus. Heads explode.

TweetIf you haven’t seen Chris Matthews go, (what I and others affectionately like to refer to as) H.A.M. (Hard as a Mutha@&$) on GOP Chairman Reince Preibus yesterday on Morning Joe, this is for you: Shorter Chris Matthews: We see you. This is as good as Soledad’s recent smackdowns, yo. Matthews stumbles a bit, but [...]
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Anti-gay bigot gets honorable mention in Darwin awards

TweetThis made my day. Anti-gay bigot Michael Leisner is pissed at General Mills.  So pissed in fact, he wanted to set a poor box of Cheerios (yes, honey nut!) on fire just so you know how mad he is that General Mills supports marriage equality. What transpires once Mr. Leisner begins his mini-bonfire of resistance [...]
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