Browsing All posts tagged under »sexism«

Why You Should Take Your Teenager on a SlutWalk

October 4, 2011


I really appreciated this article.  Who knew traditional media could cover something this grassroots and progressive in an appropriate way? I certainly didn’t! Soraya Chemaly: Why You Should Take Your Teenager on a SlutWalk. In her Pulitzer Prize winning book, Backlash, Faludi described the conservative response of a society reeling from changes brought on by feminism. A […]

Super Easy Activism: Speak Out Against Allen West’s Sexist Behavior (petition)

July 21, 2011


EMILY’s List: Speak Out Against Allen West’s Sexist Behavior. What the hell does “acting like a lady” mean, anyway? So, if you don’t know the scoops, feministing has it on lock (per usual): Look, Debbie, I understand that after I departed the House floor you directed your floor speech comments directly towards me. Let me […]

daily dose of feminism

March 28, 2011


first, from feministing: They say if you say something often enough (and/or loud enough) people will start to believe it. I feel like it’s harder to get certain information to stick… it’s hard to compete with propaganda out there. At the same time the GOP says we need to defund planned parenthood (which, for the […]

Twitter hashtags & trends

November 16, 2010


Ok, so admittedly I am relatively new to the whole twitter scene.  I started using it at the beginning of summer, but it’s easy to catch on quickly.  So i get that most people use it to say what they’re doing from day to day, where they’re at, who they’re with (great for stalkers, btw). […]