Category Archives: Feminism

Caregiving and Income

As you get older, you inevitably end up having to take care of elderly relatives. Sometimes, the conditions are so severe, people have to drop out of the workforce or take tremendous salary cuts–and “people” are disproportionately women. You probably … Continue reading

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The Dispensability Of Most Sexual Harassers

Jennifer Wright touches on something I’ve never understood about the attempts by various institutions to protect the sexual harassers in their midsts (boldface mine): Al Franken is considering a return to politics after being caught on camera groping a woman … Continue reading

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They Are Not Right In The Head

It’s not just Il Trumpe. Consider these tweets from Milwaukee County Sheriff, Trump supporter, and RNC convention speaker David Clarke, Jr. First: What I personally witnessed Sat Jan21 in DC was a total collapse of the social order. It occurred … Continue reading

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We Got To Trump

Some thoughts about yesterday’s march (plus a couple a pictures): The march is what feminism looks like, not Ivanka Trump. We got to Trump. The march turnout doubling (at least) the inaugural turnout is the kind of thing that drives … Continue reading

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Selling The Sizzle When The Steak Needs Work

While Kathleen Geier is writing about feminist issues, I think this is a good warning for the left as a whole (boldface mine): If you searched for a single headline that distilled what has been so depressing about feminist commentary … Continue reading

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Faster, Pussygate! Kill! Kill!

(from here) Il Trumpe appears to have outdone himself with “grab ’em by the pussy”, among other slurs. He’ll still get over forty percent of the vote though. I’m curious to see what Clinton makes of this during the debate. … Continue reading

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Self-Induced Abortions In Texas: No One Could Have Predicted…

And this in part can be laid at the feet of triangulation (boldface mine): Overall, 1.7% of women aged 18-49 [in Texas] reported that they had ever tried to end a pregnancy on their own. As noted above, since women … Continue reading

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‘Femwashing’ Brutality

Over the last couple of weeks, there have been quite a few posts about mixed martial arts/ultimate fighting that have come across the transom. Most of them have focused on female fighter Ronda Rousey, who reigns supreme (most of her … Continue reading

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Title IX and Tim Hunt: Some Context

Admittedly, I have no idea what the state of gender discrimination law is in the UK. It also appears that scientist Tim Hunt doesn’t seem to have an active lab at this point. But if he were an active U.S. … Continue reading

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Sexual Discrimination Unseen

Nobel Prize recipient and biochemist Tim Hunt had a sexism eruption recently. Of all the commentary I’ve read, this tweet raises the most disturbing point: I wonder how many women Tim Hunt has put off from science during his entire … Continue reading

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