Monthly Archives: May 2013

Women Providing For Families is Declared National Crisis

Women Providing For Families is Declared National Crisis

A new Pew Research Center study shows that a record four in 10 moms in U.S. households are either the sole or primary source of income for the family. Of course, the hand-wringers over at Fox News are HAVING A LEVEL 10 FREAKOUT about this development as evidenced by a video clip THAT I CAN’T EVEN BELIEVE IS REAL.

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Rad Fems Take Over Facebook Page, Sexist Men Throw Mantrums

Rad Fems Take Over Facebook Page, Sexist Men Throw Mantrums

When you’re pissing off sexist assholes, you know you’re doing feminism right. So it is that I must tip my hat and offer an Internet fist bump of solidarity to the small group of women behind a recent act of online feminist subterfuge involving one formerly gross Facebook page called Bra-Busters.

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Concessions to the Patriarchy: ALL APOLOGIES

Concessions to the Patriarchy: ALL APOLOGIES

We ladies LOVE to apologize. Don’t believe me? Here, let’s do a SUPER SCIENTIFIC survey. Take out your phone and do a cursory scan. I bet you’ve sent/received the following texts to/from your girlfriends: “I’m so, so, so sorry, but …” “I really hope you’re not mad, but …” “Please don’t be mad at me, but …”

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Words Have Meanings: Her pregnancy, his baby?

Words Have Meanings: Her pregnancy, his baby?

This post may seem at first glance like it’s about Kim Kardashian but it’s not. The tabloid darling everyone loves to hate is merely being mentioned here as a convenient lead-in to the actual topic, which is a particular turn of phrase that often pops up whenever a woman announces she’s pregnant.

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