Pink is the new justice

"I took my gang of several hundred women, all with leki sticks, we surrounded the police station, we beat the police officers sitting outside the station. Then other policemen came out with their leki sticks, our women then got very aggressive and starting beating the police...and then we tied them... Read more »

Fake Me On

      Is "fake" the new "bitchy"? Read more »

Exit, Stage Right

So many douchebags, so little time. The air was thick with them this week: That guy who owns American Apparel and who holds his staff meetings in the... Read more »

These boots were made for mockin'

The "Walk A Mile In Her Shoes" campaign urges men to walk a mile in high-heeled shoes in order to end domestic violence against women, but are their efforts doing more harm than good? Weigh in after the jump. Read more »

Bzzzz Wordzzz

The Beehive Design Collective is wrapping up its national tour! Initially an all-women collective, this Maine-based group (they work in a renovated... Read more »

Calling all interns!

We are currently on the prowl for a fabulous intern to work in community outreach here in our office in beautiful NE Portland. Read more »

"my dad could be a woman, and my mom could be a man!"

thanks to megan for the heads-up, and who’s also written a very thoughtful post about gay marriage… Read more »

Is it my baggage and if so, how do I unpack it?

This week's damali ayo lecture has left my head spinning. Bear with me while I try to sort my thoughts, please? I'd known of damali's work for a few years, but this was the first time I'd seen her perform. As I expected, she's wickedly funny... Read more »

Meanwhile, on the other coast...

I'm in Gainesville, Florida for a few days and will be facilitating a Feminism In/Action discussion tomorrow night. Sponsored by the University of Florida's Center for Women's Studies & Gender Research and The Friends of Wild Iris Books ::: Friday, 3 October, 7:00 pm The Atrium at Ustler Hall... Read more »

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The Unbelievers: New Atheism and the Old Boys' Club

Women are God-fearing and don’t challenge institutions. Men, on the other hand, are skeptical and rational, and go out of their way to...

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Eat, Pray, Spend: Priv-lit and the new, enlightened American dream

Priv-lit and the new, enlightened American dream. Read more »

Mad Science: Deconstructing Bunk Reporting in 5 Easy Steps

British scientists have uncovered the truth behind one of modern culture's greatest mysteries: why little girls play with pink toys. Is it...

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Sister Soldiers: On Black Women, Police Brutality, and the True Meaning of Black Liberation

Unless you’re looking for their names, you won’t find the stories of all Black women shot and killed by police officers in the past five years in the discourse surrounding police reform. Read more »