Headline on HRC campaign email I just got: “Our girl Hillary…” No. Hillary isn’t a *girl*, she’s a *woman* running for president. — Tenderly Punk (@sweetpavement) January 16, 2016 The question of whether you can call a grown woman girl and even whether it’s okay for a grown woman to refer to herself as girl, … Continue reading Girl, You’ll Be A Woman…Soon
Oh friends… Oh. Friends. This week I went to a family holiday party at a church and saw such a flyer I could hardly believe it was real. I could just show you the whole thing, indeed you can skip to the end if you want, but what I’d really like is to take you on the … Continue reading An Anti-Choice Holiday Journey
Isn’t it amazing… Look, I have things to do, right? I’ve got papers to write and other really important stuff I’m just saying, this is beyond me. Ted Cruz – and any sentence that starts this way should make you roll your eyes instantly – takes issue with Hillary Clinton’s statements about the Republican position … Continue reading Where Are the Women, Ted?
As I was scrolling through my Facebook feed this morning, listening blissfully to Slate’s Political Gabfest and their thoughts on the recent Republican Primary debate I came across a story about Donald Trump. This is not abnormal lately. Donald Trump is everywhere. Whether he’s retweeting men who think “bimbo” is a clever burn, complaining that … Continue reading We’re Not That Stupid, Erick
A couple days ago Matt O’Brien at Wonkblog dropped an article on us about the decreasing female workforce in the United States. It’s a short piece (check it out here) but it delivers a mouthful. He asks why it is that the female portion of the US workforce is dropping when basically everyone else we … Continue reading “It’s the childcare, stupid” and office housework…