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Douchebag Decree: Betty Crocker

As if being a completely fictional model of unobtainable feminine domesticity weren’t enough, Betty Crocker has sealed her fate as a Douchebag Decree recipient with the new... Read more »

BitchTapes: Who's Hungry?

Food is awesome, so it’s no surprise that there are some awesome jams about food out there. This installment of BitchTapes is dedicated to those jams, and the songs are organized in menu order for your dining convenience. I chose these particular songs because each one is about a different... Read more »

The Biotic Woman: What the Hell is a Femivore?

I mentioned over the weekend that I was a little too miffed after reading the terribly myopic piece in the New York Times Magazine last weekend, "... Read more »

The Biotic Woman: A Profile of Celeb Chef Katie Lee

The New York Times Magazine (I know, my fave) has a piece on celebrity chef Katie Lee today, and former Times food critic... Read more »

The Biotic Woman: Breast Milk is the Best Milk?

New York City chef Daniel Angerer has caused a bit of a stir this week—anger, if you will, ha!—after posting a recipe for "mommy's milk" cheese on his blog last month. You might think as a vegan,... Read more »

The Biotic Woman: You Say Tomato...

Recently, I was writing with a former-chef friend about her own organic crop cultivation. When comparing her own organic heirloom varieties to the pathetically pale tomatoes for sale in her Canadian market, she said the following: "Tomato production is a truly shocking field. Have you ever been to... Read more »

The Biotic Woman: A Conversation About Carnism with Melanie Joy (Pt. 2)

A professor and psychologist who works to promote empowering relationships between humans, animals, and the earth, Dr. Melanie Joy recently spoke with me at length about her new book,... Read more »

The Biotic Woman: A Conversation About Carnism with Melanie Joy (Pt. 1)

People often think about vegetarianism or veganism as an ethical framework or intentional life choice, but in her new book, Why We Love... Read more »

The Biotic Woman: Talking to Ruby Roth

You don't have to be a full time animal rights activist to spread the good word about healthy food, climate change, and women's and children's rights. Ruby Roth, author and illustrator of the recently released That's Why We Don't Eat Animals: A Book About... Read more »

Open Thread: Thanksgiving

Way back when I was but a young feminist in a WGS 101 class, my professor asked the class to describe our Thanksgiving traditions as a way of further explaining the notion of gender norms. As more and more students told tales of men sitting on the couch watching television while women basted... Read more »

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