The Body Electric-Tattoo Part II: Big Beautiful
Not "Inked": one stunning tattoo story. Read more »
The Body Electric: Tattoo Magazines and the Big Dumb
That's my arm. I thought it only fair, if discussing the representation of tattoos, to be up front about my own. This one, taken directly from a life science textbook, falls in line with most of the work I've had done: science-y and metaphorical: half-directive, half-reminder. I like getting... Read more »
The Body Electric: Whole Foods Tells Me What I Need
What does good health have to do with $$$? Whole Foods knows! Read more »
The Body Electric: Man Pad
Is the Tampax campaign transphobic, sexist, subversive, or--somehow--all of the above? Read more »
The Body Electric: Are They God?
According to the Associated Press, Caster Semenya's father recently asked--regarding the people insinuating that his daughter is not a woman--"Are they God?" The eighteen-year-old South African world champion track star, who first drew attention because of her "masculine" appearance, has been the... Read more »
Hateraid: People of WalMart Edition
One swift glance at the People of WalMart blog and I’ve got all the fodder I need to write this post. It’s almost too easy to critique it. This site is an example of what happens when people fail to have class consciousness, folks. Read more »
Of Queers and Cowboys
Out in the Country: Youth, Media, and Queer Visibility in Rural America is a wake up call for the queer rights movement. Y’all... Read more »
The Deal With Disability: "For god's sake, treat adults like adults"
Last month, a 26-year-old woman known only on her site as Eva began posting video blogs about the way people treat her. Her reactions are displayed in the writing that accompanies the videos, there is barely any dialogue to the videos and rarely is Eva herself shown in them. Eva has Cerebral... Read more »
You Scream, I Scream, We All Scream for (Gay Marriage) Ice Cream!
As if gay marriage weren’t sweet enough already, Ben & Jerry’s and Freedom to Marry have teamed up to present us with... Read more »
Beaker Bitch-Snip It Good: U.S. Mulls Making Circumcisions Routine
This isn't a post about feminism specifically, but it is about an item some feminists hold near and dear: penises. The U.S. government's Center for Disease Control (CDC) is considering promoting routine circumcision of all American males. They hope cutting off men's foreskins will also cut their... Read more »