Tag Archives: equality

Sex In Texas? At Your Own Risk. Ohio Too!

Reblogged from Julie Gillis Those of you who have known me for awhile know that I’m a big proponent of sex. Sex. I said it. Heck my testimony for SB5 which Texas State Senator Wendy Davis read for the RECORD, said SEX. Sex is a normal human biological drive. People have sex. People worry about […]

[TW] Why I had to unfollow @everydaysexism

via Speak Out, Reach Out, Camp Out:  If there was a way I new on Twitter of following someone without their posts appearing in my feed, that is what I would do for @EverydaySexism. I had to unfollow them today. I wish I hadn’t needed to, because I wholeheartedly support what they are trying to do, […]

Words Mean Things: Cascade Effects, Faberge Organics, and Lindy West

Reblogged from Julie Gillis I have been watching and tweeting about a nearly year long ongoing twitter/social media conversation? Debate? Argument? about rape jokes, censorship, freedom, and more. Lindy West, a comic and writer, has been squarely in the middle of it from her posts on Jezebel about rape jokes and comedy, to her debate […]

Celebrating women of color, one girl at a time

Via QueerBlackFeminist: Last month, when The Onion magazine posted a tweet calling nine year old Quvenzhané Wallis the c-word, I tweeted a reply, “No Black girl is safe.”  And that’s how I felt, and often do feel, even though it’s a bit bleak. But, let’s think about this: in addition to the ways that adult women […]

Your Rape Jokes Bore Me

From Tess Rafferty: When I hear a rape joke, I have a range of reactions. Sometimes it’s been laughter. Sometimes I’ve felt a weary indignation. After a year of women being a political punching bag and the “rape is OK” culture of places like Steubenville, it’s at times just one more reminder of how we’re being […]

Ask an Abortion Provider | The Hairpin

via  Ask an Abortion Provider | The Hairpin: Hello! I am a person who is training to become an abortion provider. As you can imagine, it is really fucking weird to be one of me, especially lately! I think maybe you have some questions? Read more: Ask an Abortion Provider | The Hairpin.