This blog post was written during the MLB playoffs.I went to Hooters for the first time last night. The guy and I wanted to go somewhere and eat while watching the Cardinals Brewers game. I enjoy cheering or groaning at the TV with a bunch of baseball loving strangers. ...more
www.TheFeministBride.comIf you find yourself near Tufts University in Medford, MA this Friday, COME HEAR ME SPEAK at 4pm! Admission is free and there’s food afterwards. I’ll be speaking at the 2nd Annual Women’s Center Symposium on “the sex and sexist layers of the wedding cake” and giving a small performance after the event but before the reception. See below for details! If you can’t make it no worries, I’ll be posting the video of it later. ...more
Herman Cain’s continued candidacy is a sign of what America feels about women. The animosity created over the ousting of Penn State’s former coach Joe Paterno indicates that America cares more about college football than protecting children from sexual predators. Are these statements true? The reactions to these two stories appear to indicate that they are. ...more
Historian Stepanie Coontz talks about rebalancing of genders, the theme of this year’sPopTech Conference.She talks about when and how women not just in this country but worldwide, started to rebalance the power between sexes.It starts happening between genders when women not just started to work but got paid to work. After they get into the workforce, literacy goes up, they get a choice of who they got to marry, and then labor laws changed among other things....more
Whoopee, all these beautiful, brave women telling on Herman Cain. I do so love it!
Of course, I believe the charges about Herman Cain. I do hope they drive him away. And, quickly as all this “sexual misconduct” stuff is so incredibly tedious, if nothing else. For me,Washingtonmen, particularly those with political aspirations are guilty as accused until proven otherwise. My little flip on Constitutional rights. Too bad, too bad....more
I really don’t understand why clothes that are not flattering for a woman’s body are often called ‘intelligent’ design, while clothes that emphasize a woman’s femininity are called vulgar or are called clothes for women that don’t understand that those clothes come from an era where they had no rights....more
Derek, you want me to get excited about the victory of a post-sexist age of advertising being elusive? I shouldn't worry because at least it's not okay to blatantly portray women as second-class citizens who should feel bad if they can't make good coffee?