Meat and metaphors

The wonderful Jenna Sauers of Jezebel posted recently on PETA's attempts to be edgy and arresting in their support of animals at the expense of women, minorities, and basically all people except thin white patriarchy-lovin' youngsters. Jenna outlined some of PETA's worst antifeminist offenses -- equating women with meat, putting them in cages, building campaigns … Continue reading Meat and metaphors

Relax, He Wants You to Maw Down and Wear Cheap Chonies

According to Glamour, there are seven reasons why your "man" adores you as is. I have a bit of a problem with the concept of "as is". I associate the concept with final sale sweaters with ink stains not coverable by a cabbage rose brooch, not loving relationships. But then again, I'm still doing cabbage … Continue reading Relax, He Wants You to Maw Down and Wear Cheap Chonies

Some applicants are more equal than others

Hey, remember when Sonya Sotomayor was first nominated for the Supreme Court, and the White Dude Cabal attempted to claim that having one fucking Latina justice ever was an outrageous act of racism and sexism, and every thinking person in America was furious that the WDC was unable to distinguish between the concepts of "shameful … Continue reading Some applicants are more equal than others

Straw Feminist Weekly: The jealous bitch

Via The Sexist: the astute cultural analysts of The O'Reilly Factor (not Bill himself, but his sub, Laura Ingraham) know why feminists don't like Sarah Palin (because apparently it is mid-2008 again?): we are just totes jealous of her cute hubby and her cute little babies and her smokin' bod! Ingraham breaks it down with … Continue reading Straw Feminist Weekly: The jealous bitch