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Traveling in California this week

I'll be in San Diego, Los Angeles, and Oakland (for the Critical Resistance conference) this week -- please come out for these if you can! And please spread the word...


Monday, September 22, 4:30-6:30

Feminism In/Action: What is your feminism for and why does it matter?

* Free and open to the public

At the home of Pat Washington, 4537 Alamo...

We've made history together!

We're thrilled to announce that just three short days after our announcement that we need to raise $40,000 by October 15th in order to print the next issue of Bitch, you've rallied together and propelled us beyond our $40,000 fundraising goal. In fact, by the time we looked up from our computers, you'd already donated $46,000! On top of that, you've spread the word far and wide, and offered...

Bitch's second audio adventure

Time out from our fundraising adventure to share our second podcast with you: The Genesis of Genesis. Go have a listen!  

Bitch Radio Episode 2 : The Genesis of Genesis

Although the Genesis issue is off the newsstands, we present you with Bitch’s second foray into audio, The Genesis of Genesis. This episode features a conversation about summer superhero movies, a literal interpretation of Genesis, and a blast from Bitch’s past. We also take to the streets to ask people, “When does life begin?” Woven throughout are the sounds from Bitch for the...

Save Bitch banners for your websites and blogs

Hey bloggers,

Go to the spanking new Save Bitch Banners official page ( that has exampes and HTML code ready to copy and paste for any style. The long tall 150x360 thermometer will update automagically if you copy the HTML code.

Bitch's fate is in your hands

First the bad news: The print publishing industry as a whole is staring into a void. Across the board, newsstand magazine sales are in a slump, subscriber numbers are down, and paper and postal costs continue to rise. But it’s not magazines like US Weekly or Vogue that you’ll see disappearing from the newsstands—they have the parent companies and the resources to weather...

Oprah and Sarah Palin


So apparently the Florida Federation of Republican Women has launched a boycott against Oprah's TV show and magazine because of her refusal to invite Sarah Palin onto her show until after the election. Now, I'm not the biggest fan of Oprah, and frankly, I find it incredibly difficult to remain tuned in to electoral campaigns. But I don't have to agree with everything she does...

A shining example of why Fox News and US Weekly suck


… in handy video form!

Not that I expect Fox News to be anything but offensive – or US Weekly for that matter – but holy shit. Sometimes it boggles my mind to realize that people like this actually exist.

(Thanks to Emily for the heads-up.)  

Palin fatigue

Y'all, I'm officially Sarah Palined out. My Google alerts have been seriously off the chain for the past two weeks, but it's getting to the point where I just can't face them every day. Yes, San Francisco Chronicle, I am aware that "Palin Candidacy Stokes Debate Among Women." No , Bonnie Chernin Rogoff, it's not Palin's "sudden popularity" that has feminists in a "snit." Yes, various religion...