social justice

You are fat! And other So WHATS? of the world!

The latest 'fattest cities' list just came out (http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/weightloss/2009-01-13-fit-fat-cities...). And, as usual, my heart, Detroit Michigan, is sitting right near the top of the list. Detroit alternates between being THE FATTEST and just plain old fat year after year.... Read more »

International Museum of Women Redefines "Museum"

A new site that just came across my screen which deserves some attention and love. Read more »

A Feminist Father as a Feminist President

President Elect Barack Obama recently opened his shirt as a superhero president and a letter-writing Dad.  Read more »

Sometimes Brevity Just Wins

If you are not one of the millions who has viewed Where the Hell is Matt?  you're in for a treat. Read more »

Fun, Food, Feminism

It's not often you see the truth told about food and race, but here is terrific article with many interesting links that take a look at the erroneous assumptions of Chinese food and how it relates - and what it says - about US American culture. Read more »

Jon Stewart on Gaza

So it appears that I’m not the only one who couldn’t just let the events in Gaza pass without comment (http://bitchmagazine.org/post/the-politics-of-pop-culture). Mr. Jon Stewart also had an opinion and a pretty forceful one at that: .cc_box a:hover .cc_home{background:url(‘http://www.... Read more »

A1 is A-Sexist

You want some sexism with your steak?  Serve me up some A1 sauce! Read more »

The politics of pop culture

As I mentioned before, I’ve been really struggling to stay on course when it comes to blogging these days. My heart is in Gaza right, now, but my fingers tell me I must be here, in front of the computer, writing essays about everything except Gaza. I’m thankful for the opportunity that... Read more »

Best Feminist Picks of 2008

The best feminist moments of 2008, in my humble opinion. Read more »

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House Proud : The troubling rise of stay-at-home daughters

“Daughters aren’t to be independent. They’re not to act outside the scope 
of their father. As long as they’re under the...

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Mad Science: Deconstructing Bunk Reporting in 5 Easy Steps

British scientists have uncovered the truth behind one of modern culture's greatest mysteries: why little girls play with pink toys. Is it...

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A Conversation About Transgender Representation in Pop Culture

Janet Mock, on her MSNBC web show, is one of a handful of transgender people who has recently gained international visibility. Recently, we... Read more »

Trans Women Are Women. Why Do We Have to Keep Saying This?

Caitlin Jenner posing on the cover of Vanity Fair This Sunday, the New York Times ran an op-ed by... Read more »