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Tag Archive | "Politics"

Confession: Jeremy Lin Is Getting Me Laid

Monday, February 27, 2012

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photo via Nicholas LA Photography on Flickr Justin Huang, a.k.a. Yellow Peril, our newest Wise Guy, has a confession to make, entitled “Asian Men with Balls: The Sociosexual Implications of Linsanity”: I didn‚Äôt pay much attention to Jeremy Lin until I realized he was getting me laid. Story of my life: In which my insecurities [...]

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Naked News: The Women’s (Dwindling) Reproductive Rights Edition

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

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photo via Flickr SNL has an actually funny and actually informative round-up¬†of all the bullshit last week. The testimony Republicans didn’t want you to hear last week. Hello? Why aren’t we talking about¬†the tons of unplanned pregnancies — and their sky-high costs — that contraception saves us from? For great coverage on all the latest [...]

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Occupy Valentine’s Day

Monday, February 13, 2012

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photo via Flickr Hate Valentine’s Day and its corporate overlords? Have we got a site for you:¬†Occupy Valentine’s Day¬†(“Down with Couple-talism!” Get it? Capitalism/Coupletalism?). The tumblr was created by¬†Samhita Mukhopadhyay, author of¬†Outdated: Why Dating is Ruining Your Love Life¬†and Executive Editor of¬†Feministing.com. Here’s its raison d’etre: Read the rest of this post on SUNfiltered

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Naked News: Prosthetic Testes, Abortionplexes, and “Honest Rape”

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

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photo via Flickr (real eggs, not prosthetics) In sci-fi news, scientists are working on¬†a prosthetic testicle that creates and ejects human sperm¬†for men missing one or both testicles who want to procreate. Yale Sex Week, once banned, is in full swing right now. Ron Paul says abortion is okay only when it’s an “honest rape,”¬†you [...]

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Poll: Is Newt’s Romantic Past Relevant to His Run?

Thursday, February 2, 2012

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photo via Flickr Is Newt Gingrich’s romantic history relevant to his presidential run?

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Republican Candidates Are to the Right of Mississippi on Birth Control & Abortion

Friday, January 20, 2012

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photo via Flickr The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released data yesterday showing that¬†the US still has the highest teen pregnancy rates in the developed world. And the new global abortion study from the U.S.-based Guttmacher Institute and the World Health Organization (that’s published in the Jan. 19 issue of The Lancet) found that¬†abortion [...]

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The Ides of March: Awesome Except for That Unnecessary Retro Plot Twist

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

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Before we get going, you need to know that this post contains monstrously huge plot spoilers for THE IDES OF MARCH. We’re not joking — scroll down at your peril. * * * The trouble is, it’s kind of hard to talk about THE IDES OF MARCH (out today on DVD,¬†it was nominated but totally [...]

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Naked News: The Frothy Mixture Edition

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

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photo via Flickr With Santorum’s recent surge in the polls, it’s important to take time out to remind ourselves what a crazy sex-police zealot he is: On Funny or Die,¬†Dan Savage comedically threatens to change the definition of the name “Rick”¬†if Santorum doesn’t agree to stop attacking gay people during his campaign. Rick “Family Values”¬†Santorum [...]

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Question of the Week: When, If Ever, Is Nursing in Public Too In-Your-Face?

Thursday, January 5, 2012

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After a woman was recently asked to move to the changing rooms at a Texas Target to nurse her child, she and other breastfeeding advocates organized a national nurse-in at Target stores across the country last week on December 28th. A writer-friend of ours, Amy Keyishian, went to her local store and took a, shall [...]

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Winners of a Great Rewrite-the-Ending Contest

Thursday, December 29, 2011

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Through our friend, Lynn Harris, writer, co-creator of Breakup Girl,¬†and now communications strategist for something called Breakthrough, we heard about a “Rewrite the Ending” contest (which ended last month): Show of hands- How many of you wish that: - Andy (Pretty in Pink) had ended up with Ducky? - After Willy dies (Death of a [...]

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