Was anyone watching these rights…?

The Interfaith Alliance is keeping tabs on the race for Pastor in Chief of the United States of America and sums up the top ten creeptastic moments that remind us that, and I quote, no religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or public Trust under the United States Good … [Read more…]

Yet another discussion of femininity in this race

heh, didn’t originally mean race like that, but it works that way, too. A recent book is out, called the New Feminized Majority: How Democrats Can Change America With Women’s Values. I’d like them to have a few quotation marks in that title (“…Change American With “Women’s Values”…”), but it certainly looks interesting. Feminist Law … [Read more…]

Blame the Victim

The Hathor Legacy & Zenit have awesome pieces up right now about women’s role in violence against them. The Hathor Legacy examines the myth of equating surrender to protection while Zenit has a startlingly (and I believe unintentionally) feminist examination of women’s role in their own subjugation. Both are worth a read (in the order … [Read more…]

Thoughts on Modesty

Two links: On Feministing, a moderate flamewar between two bloggers caused the following: Dawn took down this picture of me from her post after a commenter complained that I was “immodestly dressed.” Shoulders, apparently, are the new cooter. My response was that I, too, had been told off for baring my cooter shoulders. Frequent readers … [Read more…]