Is It Okay to Call the Avengers' Black Widow a 'Slut'?

You might have seen that Chris Evans and Jeremy Renner during a press junket responded to a question about Black Widow's romantic interests in Avengers: Age of Ultron (not saying who, SPOILERS, but it was brought up to them because in prior films it ...more

Freddie Gray is Just the Tip of the Iceberg in Baltimore

I won't condone violence against police or peaceful protesters. I can't. ...more

Loretta Lynch's Confirmation Comes at a Critical Time for Women and People of Color

Loretta Lynch made history when she was sworn in as the 83rd attorney general of the United States of America. She is the first African-American woman, and only the second woman, to hold the position and is certainly cause for honorable recognition. ...more

Will 2016 Be Different For Hillary?

Hillary Clinton’s announcement that she is officially a candidate for the presidency in 2016 was met by an explosion of excitement from her longtime supporters. Hillary’s accompanying video hit just the right note, celebrating an all-inclusive ...more

I've Evolved as a Voter, Has Hillary Evolved as a Candidate?

In preparation for the inevitable Hillary Clinton announcement, I began to peruse my archives—both written and mental— to remind myself of the hardcore Clintonite I once was. I was the girl who cried during the 2008 Democratic Convention when Hillary ...more

The Term 'Revenge Porn' Name Masks The Horrifying Truth All Women Should Know

Why the term "revenge porn" is yet another form of victim blaming....more

The Woman Who Will Challenge Hillary: Carly Fiorina Enters 2016 Race

A Republican woman, Carly Fiorina, today announced she is running for the White House in 2016. ...more
I agree with Ottergrrl, Fiorina is a known ultra conservative, who did run HP into the ground.  ...more

Why #BlackOutDay is More Important Than Ever This May

Since March 2015, the first Friday of the month has been designated as #BlackOutDay on social media. Created on Tumblr by Matthew King-Yarde (Nukirk), Marissa Rei (Marissa) & T’von Greene (T’von), #BlackOutDay is a means for Black people to claim and reclaim images of affirmation....more
ReignOfApril BlogHer Once again, you have put it down. I just sat here and it 2 to wife inc vids ...more

The Term 'Revenge Porn' Name Masks The Horrifying Truth All Women Should Know

Why the term "revenge porn" is yet another form of victim blaming....more

Ladies and Lawns

The sexist suburban landscape....more

Rule Updates from the latest patch

Adds new meaning to the term “Feeling the music in you.” If you haven’t done so already check out the latest Patch Notes here on the forums. What does this patch mean for challenge out there? Take a look! ...more

SAS Global Forum : A new kind of path analysis

First off, the good news. You can find all of the papers from SAS Global Forum 2015 online....more

FREE Business Plan eBook

If you have been thinking about starting your own business, check out this great freebie! Right now on Amazon you can get this handy Business Plan eBook for FREE! Plus it ‘s a $2.99 value! ...more

Beware every time the Phone rings

Don’t assume you’ll never be targeted by phone scammers just because you don’t have a cell phone; they continue to feast on landline users, especially those over 50.“This is the IRS…”...more

Being A Girl Is Hard

Being a girl is hard. It’s not just hard because as a girl, I bleed 5 days a month and my mood is regulated by my hormones but it’s from the day I realized I was born into a society that values men more than women; from the disappointed look on my father’s face for not having a son because to him, only sons, not daughters, are able to handle important matters in the family....more

Low Cost Camera Accessories For Bloggers And Small Businesses

Getting the most out of camera requires some skill and just as much trial and error. However, there are many items you can use to help you take better photos, especially product shots. Low Cost Camera Accessories For Bloggers And Small Businesses Tripod A good tripod will let you set the scene without losing your focus ....more

For 42 Years I Have Heard the Same Refrain

I would hear about this horse or that horse being crowned the next Secretariat. Lots of pretenders to the crown. There were some who really were good, even great, such as Seattle Slew, Affirmed, and Spectacular Bid ....more

Monday Miscellany

No surprise here.What Nixon did was heinous, and that act and the fallout from that act makes him the worst president in the history of the United States, James Buchanan notwithstanding.Nixon was mentally ill._____ ...more