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Tag Archive | "Politics"

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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The Vaginagate Roundup

Monday, June 18, 2012

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In case you missed it — in case you were wondering why all your friends were using the word “vagina” in their Facebook status updates over the weekend — late last week two representatives (both women) were banned from speaking in the Michigan House during a debate over a bill that bans all abortions after [...]

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Just How Stupid Is That Homophobic Pastor’s Plan to Round Up Gays?

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

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This¬†video of a North Carolinian pastor spewing homophobic hate¬†has been making the rounds. Made “pukin’ sick” by the thought of men kissing men, Pastor Charles Worley comes up with a big idea to get rid of homosexuality once and for all — a “final solution,” if you will: Build a great big large fence, 150 [...]

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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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Poll: Is There a “War on Women”?

Thursday, April 26, 2012

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<a href=”http://polldaddy.com/poll/6169756/”>Is there a “war on women”?</a>

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Naked News: The Agony and Ecstasy of Charlize Theron

Friday, April 6, 2012

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photo via Flickr The ladies got a rough deal this week, what with never being taken outside to play as little girls, being left behind by the Right, being told they don’t care about contraception, and getting spit on yet again by Tucker Max and PETA. Fortunately, Charlize Theron got some aggression out (on video) [...]

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Anthony Peeper, and Other Political Scandals in Peep Form

Thursday, April 5, 2012

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Anthony Peeper The Washington Post already announced the official winner (plus finalists and semi-finalists) for their sixth annual Spring Peeps Diorama Contest¬†– a recreation of an occupied McPherson square complete with D.C. rats and “V for Vendetta” masks called “OccuPeep D.C.” — but with so many excellent entries they put together¬†a bonus gallery of purely [...]

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My Rose-Wet Cave: The Great Love Lines of Adrienne Rich

Monday, April 2, 2012

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photo of a page from Rich’s “An Atlas of a Difficult World” via Flickr Last Wednesday, the great American poet Adrienne Rich died (1929-2012). If you ever took a “Contemporary American Poetry” class in college, then she surely holds a special place in your artistic heart. In her influential poetry and essays, she explored her [...]

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