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Blogging Against Disablism Day: A Round-up

Blogging Against Disablism Day (“disablism” is the UK equivalent of “ableism”) was started by Diary of Goldfish in 2006 to occur annually on May 1st and highlight online how disability discrimination... Read more »

The Young and The Feckless: The Lady's Guide to Blogging

As a corollary to Wednesday's discussion of role models, I thought this was a fine time to advance my theory that there are precious few opportunities to make your digital bones as a female blogger. If you aren't willing to open an emotional vein or cannibalize your life for blog material, and if... Read more »

Inconsequential Girlishness: An Interview with Chally

My full-length interview with Chally, who talks about her love of sci-fi, why it’s problematic to have feminist “icons,” her experience as a teen in social justice movement, and of course, the internet! (The post title is tongue-in-cheek, by the way, she’s anything but, as you’ll... Read more »

I Can Has Feminizm?

For the past three days, a few of us have been participating in the Console-ing Passions International Feminist Media conference at the University of Oregon. Some amazing feminist scholars are here from all over the world, sharing their thoughts... Read more »

Racism, Privilege, and Blog Comments

Many of you have likely seen, or even participated in, the comments sh*tstorm happening on Jessica Yee’s post on Native appropriation from earlier this week. If you haven’t,... Read more »

Newsflash, Forbes: Blogging is Work. Now Pay Up.

Apparently, the wealth giant Forbes recently put out a call for media bloggers. The catch? The gig doesn’t pay anything. Pay for... Read more »

The Young and The Feckless: Beating Playboy's Listmakers at Their Own Game

Although the list was released last month, the HuffPo's college arm is just now getting around to devoting linkbaity ink to Playboy's fourth annual compilation of Top Ten Party Schools. If you haven't seen it... Read more »

I Can Has Feminizm?

Happy Record Store Day! Today, as you well know, independent record stores around the world are celebrating music with in-store performances, special releases, and all sorts of fun. (Click here to... Read more »

Bitch Popaganda: Celebrity Skin Edition

It’s like The View, but Rico Rodriguez never brings us flowers. Welcome back to another episode of Bitch Popaganda! Tune in as Shaamini... Read more »

I Can Has Feminizm?

Easter is tomorrow, and whether you celebrate the holiday or not you can still partake in the holiday’s most delicious of joys: candy. Easter candy is the best candy of the entire year – it’s better than Halloween candy or Valentine’s Day candy or even Christmas candy. Don’t... Read more »

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Game Changer: Why Gaming Culture Allows Abuse... and How We Can Stop It

You're a Bolshevik feminist jewess that hates white people… and you expect to be taken seriously when you're “critique-ing” ...

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A Look at How Media Writes Women of Color

Nearly every Saturday morning, feminists of color hold Twitter discussions taking a deeper look at issues, such as gender violence. It’s the... Read more »