Monthly Archives: November 2013

Thanksgiving Message from Toys R Us: Skip the Thanks-giving

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In the past few weeks, America’s biggest purveyor of pink plastic has unveiled their plan for the 2013 holiday season. In the process they probably revealed more than they intended to. What Toys R Us exposed was a cynical willingness to … Continue reading

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Contraceptive Exemptions: Where Christian Privilege Meets Corporate Personhood

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By Nate Silver’s calculation, today’s Supreme Court is the most conservative in modern history. Six of nine justices are Catholic. The Chamber of Commerce is winning over 80% of cases.  Do working women who want contraceptive access stand a chance in … Continue reading

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What World War Z and Washington State Have in Common

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Did anyone see the World War Z scene where the zombies reach the top of a massive zombie-proof wall and start pouring over? The same thing has finally happened to Jefferson’s wall of separation between church and state. Council members in … Continue reading

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How My Feminist Blog Became a Magnet for Pedophilic Rapist Wannabes

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It all started with an editorial titled, “Proud Mom of Two Teenage Sluts.” The piece was a tribute to Georgetown student, Sandra Fluke, whose defense of contraception had incited Rush Limbaugh to foam-at-the-mouth slut shaming rants. It was also a … Continue reading

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Right Wing Finally Notices That Women Vote–Maybe.

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On Wednesday morning after the November 5 election, a hard Right outlet, The Washington Times, headlined with the following caption: “Christie’s win, Cuccinelli’s loss: Two playbooks for defending against the ‘war on women.’” For any woman who wants the freedom … Continue reading

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