Nicole J. Georges: Does the J stand for "just lovely?"
In an attempt to add more "loves" to my usual "shoves," I wanted to tell the world about my crush on zinester, artist, and Bitch contributor Nicole J. Georges. Read on for pictures and proclamations of love after the jump! Read more »
Speak! Radical women of color media collective releases album!
Speak! Radical women of color media collective has just released their compilation of spoken word, poetry, and song! You can buy the CD online and proceeds will go to helping mothers and low-income activists attend the... Read more »
"Protection": Comic Books, Masculinity, and Doing It
A promotional item for the upcoming, and much anticipated, Watchmen comic-to-movie adaptation is confusing fans and blurring the line between sexual and supernatural fantasy. Read more after the jump. Read more »
Pride and Prejudice Finally Gets the Time Travel, Zombie Apocalypse and Sci-Fi Movie Adaptations It So Richly Deserves
The past two weeks have been chock full of news about upcoming genre-bending film adaptations of the Jane Austen classic Pride and Prejudice. Elizabeth Bennet slaying zombies! Mr. Darcy doing combat with Predator! Highbrow time travel! Yes! More details after the jump... Read more »
The OTHER Teen Vampire Romance Movie
Several months ago, I remember hearing a movie reviewer say, "If you seen one teen vampire romance film this year, let it be Let The Right One In." I figured that since the Bitch site has been ... Read more »
Frank Miller Recaptures the Glory of Manhood for Christmas
I would be remiss for not mentioning The Spirit, Frank Miller's PG-13 cleavagefest opening tomorrow. The Spirit features the longest roster of female talent in a comic book adaptation this whole year, but it's sadly a bunch of overstylized nostalgia - and a desperate amount of pandering eye... Read more »
Women of Color Activism: Buy the Speak! Album
via Ms. Crip Chick I had the honor of joining radical women of color (many of who are your favorite bloggers, BrownFemiPower, Black Amazon, Little Light, Mamita Mala, Sudy, Nadia, and sooo many more) in putting together an amazing album that chronicles experiences around struggle, love, motherhood... Read more »
Bite Me! (Or Don’t): “Twilight” Has Created a New YA Genre: Abstinence Porn
Edward and Bella are deeply in love and working hard to keep their pants on, a story line that has captured the attention of a devoted group of fans who obsess over the relationship and delight in Edward’s superhuman strength to just say no. Read more »
In Other Words Needs Your Help!
Feminist bookstores have been closing their doors because of hard economic times. Here's an opportunity for activism to save In Other Words, a non-profit feminist bookstore in Portland, Oregon. If you've got a bit of change to spare, we can ALL help make a miracle happen this month. Read more »
Adventures in Feministory: Balls Out Edition
Let's saddle up the wayback machine, kids, and travel to the year 1866. It was this very year, when baseball was deemed too difficult and violent a sport for ladies to play, when the Vassar Resolutes hiked up their giant, heavy skirts to run the base paths anyway. I found this photo of the... Read more »