Politics

If Defending Neocons Against Sexism is Right, Do We Want to Be Wrong?

There is some buzz going around the blogosphere this week (and in the Bitch comments section) about sexism and conservative women. What with... Read more »

The Media and The OBAMA MARRIAGE

Wedding season is upon us again, but instead of focusing on that bridesmaid's dress fitting your cousin will kill you if you don't attend, why don't you focus on the only marriage that America cares about? You guessed it, the OBAMA MARRIAGE (that's right; it's in caps because it is so unbelievably... Read more »

Bitch Radio Episode 4: Buzz Words

Download here Our latest podcast is ready to be heard! We’ve got the buzz on awesome indie-label... Read more »

The Queertastics will Cheer You Up!

The Dallas Cheerleaders they’re not, but the Queertastics are using radical cheerleading to spread their message of body acceptance and good times both in and out of the queer community. Danny Hayes spoke with Deacon and August in Austin TX (the Queertastics’ hometown!) at Gay Bi Gay Gay... Read more »

Desiring Poetry in the Afterlife: Goodbye Kamala Das

The late Kamala Das' poetic words of female sexuality and desire stirred the world. Read more »

Don’t Call Him an “Abortionist,” and Other Issues with Coverage of the Tiller Murder

Reducing Tiller’s work to the word “abortionist” just buys into the antichoice fanaticism that equates “abortion” with “murder.” Read more »

Hey Women Lawyers: Men Judges Think Your Outfits are Out of Order!

Last week, at a panel session during the Seventh Circuit Bar Association in Indianapolis, a couple of judges aired a grievance regarding women in the courtroom. Their complaint? ... Read more »

Who is Bula-Di?

Who knew a puppet could be so effective in spreading HIV awareness in India? Read more »

Women, Whiteness, and Indian Cricket

Women are making their entrance into cricket as players, team owners, and purveyors of sexism and White privilege? Read more »

Adventures in Feministory: Claudette Colvin

It’s time to remember Claudette Colvin’s “forgotten contribution.” Read more »

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Films and TV Portray Abortion as More Dangerous Than It Is

Films and television shows tend to present a skewed portrayal of abortion—when fictional movies and TV shows include a plotline about abortion... Read more »

In a Bizarre 1976 Comic Book, Spider-Man Fought the Villain of Misleading Sex Education

Last week, I came across a very strange comic book: in 1976, Planned Parenthood teamed up with Marvel to publish a one-off comic in which... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Anti-Choice Hidden Camera Edition

Tool-in-pimp's-clothing James O'Keefe's laughable costume and douchebag seduction methods have mostly discredited his conservative... Read more »

Valuable Resources: The Ableist Fight Over Plastic Straws

Straws are easy to target, but cities and companies still rely on environmentally harmful practices. Read more »