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Tag Archive | "Feminism"

Amanda Fucking Palmer

Monday, August 20, 2012

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Singer/pianist/lyricist/composer/performance artist¬†Amanda Palmer, a.k.a. Amanda Fucking Palmer or AFP, is¬†the epitome of an American indie¬†artist. She’s bold, unapologetic, bisexual,¬†with awesomely hairy armpits and actual pubic hair. She organized an unbinding flash mob wedding between¬†her and ¬†writer Neil Gaiman in 2010, then made it legal in 2011 in a private ceremony hosted by literary power couple¬†Ayelet [...]

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Paul Ryan Gosling

Thursday, August 16, 2012

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A few years ago a humble little Tumblr blog called “Fuck Yeah, Ryan Gosling” launched, featuring images of the dreamy, blue-eyed, well-toned actor with imagined lovey-dovey quotes from him to you, the girlfriend: “Hey Girl, if I had to get swine flu, I’d want to get it from you.” It hasn’t been updated in months, [...]

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Top 10 Wars Won by Women

Thursday, August 16, 2012

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In this, the year of the War on Women, it seems important to take a look back on all the hard-won battles women have poured their blood, sweat and tears into over the past 150 years. Seeing how far we’ve come makes it hard to understand why there are so many people across the country [...]

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Women Kick Ass at Olympics, Still More Ass to Be Kicked

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

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photo via Flickr Reuters writer Belinda Goldsmith had¬†a great roundup yesterday of “The Women’s Games”, which is what many are calling the 2012 Summer¬†Olympics¬†(which — for those of you living under a rock — just wrapped up this past weekend in London). Here’s a quick summary of the important stats, but the whole¬†article¬†is worth a [...]

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Comment of the Week: Why Late-Term Abortion NEEDS to Be Legal

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

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photo via Flickr In response to commenter/contributor Johnny’s questions “Why the hell would anyone wait 5 months to have an abortion?” and “When does abortion cross the line from pretty much safe to realistically hazardous for the mother?” in the¬†Vaginagate¬†discussion, Chingona had these very helpful answers: This interview with a [Christian] doctor who performs abortions [...]

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Pro-Sexual Harassment Sign? Oh, Hell No!

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

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Change.org is like AA: it works if you work it. That was made quite clear this week when Holly Kearl of StopStreetHarassment.org posted a petition on Sunday and got results in less than 24 hours. MarketFair Mall in Princeton, NJ, was in the middle of some construction and had the bright idea to put up the above sign, which normalizes [...]

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Top 30 #VaginaMovieLines Tweets

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

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To follow up on our Vaginagate roundup post from yesterday, now that the trending on Twitter had died down, here are our top 30 picks for best #vaginamovielines Tweets of the past week, so you can avoid scrolling through the endless stream of mediocrity and get straight to the good stuff: NEGATIVE (from the perspective [...]

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Confession: 4 Things Emma Goldman Taught Me About Sex

Thursday, May 17, 2012

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EMandLO.com¬†contributor Jewely Hoxie, who is studying Human Sexuality at the University of California Santa Cruz ‚ÄĒ¬†you can read her blog here¬†‚ÄĒ has this to say: Emma Goldman: 1800′s anarchist, philosopher, and rebel women. She believed in free-thinking, free-love, and birth control. The woman wasn’t so much of a suffragist, seeing as she once said, “If [...]

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Rock the Slut Vote

Thursday, May 10, 2012

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It’s not the slickest website, but we love the idea of¬†RockTheSlutVote.com¬†– embracing the insult that’s meant to dismiss, discredit and silence “uppity” women in order to increase voter turn-out for political candidates who respect women’s rights. Yes, the art-work is cheesy (stock illustrations of impossibly thin, pretty, sexy fashionistas all apparently wearing miracle bras for [...]

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Comment of the Week: The War on Women Hurts Everyone

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

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In a recent poll on our site, we asked you guys, “Is there a ‘War on Women’?” Admittedly, we didn’t give you the chance to say flat-out not — because that would be flat-out wrong! (Hey, we never said this site was a democracy.) Rather, we were asking what you thought about the terminology “War [...]

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