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The rapey news trend of late

August 23, 2012


The news has been awfully rapey lately.  And I mean awful.  Obviously it began with Todd Akin’s comment about Legit Rape and women’s superawesome magical defense against pregnancy in such cases of Legit Rape. “First of all, from what I understand from doctors [pregnancy from rape] is really rare,” Akin told KTVI-TV in an interview posted Sunday. “If […]

what makes a terrorist? what is freedom?

August 22, 2012


I’m referring, of course, to TrapWire.  I’ve heard rumblings about it on the interwebs, but today was the first time I did a little digging.  It’s gross.  Here are some exerpts from the RT article that came out August 10:  Former senior intelligence officials have created a detailed surveillance system more accurate than modern facial […]

random thoughts, and Voting and Women

August 21, 2012


What, if anything, would change by people being able to see the billions of stars above our heads each night? What, if anything, would change if people got out in nature more? How am I going to critique the suffragist movement, while still giving credit where credit is due, without sounding like a total ass? […]

vaginal penis traps and the beauty of the information sharing age

August 5, 2012


the main reason i frequent facebook is because it presents a platform to share and discuss ideas that are broadcasted to wide networks (actually, this is one of two reasons i like facebook, for i know it is a monster). i know usually on the internet in many forums and comments sections under blogs/news stories […]

August 2, 2012


Originally posted on The Crunk Feminist Collective:
    On this “Throwback Thursday,”  I wanted to revisit one of Crunkista’s earlier posts–a kick-ass kiss-off letter to patriarchy. I think it’s eternal in relevance and general crunkness. Enjoy! ***************************************************************************************************************************** Dear Patriarchy, This isn’t working. We both know that it hasn’t been working for a very long…