Lady stuff. With a side of judgment.
I hate rape, but come on. Do we really need this stupid new California bill on campus policies that says we have to actually get “affirmative consent” to have sex?
First I can’t tell you to smile and insist on carrying your grocery bags to your car, like the gentleman that I am, without being called “sexist.” >> read more
So last week, the professional overreactors over at Jezebel outed some poor guy who just wanted to trade futures contracts on his couch and send pics of his wee wee to Tinder ladies. >> read more
Before the sort of bad thing happened, I believed that I was the kind of woman to whom sort of bad things didn’t happen. After all, I am clever, white, and a feminist, but not so much of a feminist that that it’s off-putting. Like, I’m just barely enough of a feminist to get published on this site, so please do not hold that against me in the comments. >> read more
Today, a split Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that corporations should not be required to provide reproductive choice insurance for employees.
"Any suggestion that for-profit corporations are incapable of exercising religion because their purpose is simply to make money flies in the face of modern corporate law," wrote Justice Anthony Alito, adding, “plus those flat chested glitter twats still working at Hobby Lobby past the age of 24 probably wouldn’t know what to do with it anyway, amirite?” >> read more
In Thursday’s landmark ruling, the Supreme Court voted unanimously in favor of protestors’ right to picket abortion from inside the uteri of abortion seeking women. While the court remains divided on the legality of abortion itself, justices can all agree on the first amendment right of abortion opponents to make their views heard from inside a woman’s body. >> read more
I mean, I’m a blogger. Full time. I blog for a living in case you didn’t understand the first two sentences. And I got a degree in journalism from a college that costs more per year than most American families make at their jobs (Which I am super against, by the way, because, did I mention that I am Liberal? >> read more
Last Thursday at the conservative March for Marriage in Washington, D.C., Mike Huckabee, like a middle-aged, navy suited Jesus delivering a sermon on the mount, aligned himself with another progressive genius, Martin Luther King Jr. >> read more
For the past week, the Internet has messily ejaculated the story of Hillary Clinton’s successful 1975 defense of an alleged rapist across computer screens everywhere. >> read more
Catch your first crimson wave? It’s time to put your grandma panties on and grow the fetch up. If you haven’t already accomplished these things, your life is basically over and no one will ever love you, except that mangy cat no one else would adopt and that girl at Sephora who’s paid to feed on your insecurities. >> read more
In a daring move endorsing LGBT equality, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley Thursday upheld a state budgetary measure requiring two state-funded schools to make reparations for having assigned LGBT-themed works. >> read more
While boring, bullshit pearl clutching granny mags like W and Vogue distance themselves from Terry Richardson after many women have come forward with their tales of sexual assault in photo shoots with the flannel shirted shutter God, New York Magazine proves that they’re an avant-garde, First Amendment rock-star party by publishing an article defending dick-swinging (no, literally, he swings his dick into models' faces while they’re attempting to pose for him) Uncle Ter. >> read more
Hundreds of thousands of trans individuals across the country rejoice following the Southern Baptist Convention’s recent resolution denying the existence of trans people. >> read more
If you’re a Gypsy here in the States, I don’t need to tell you about our home-grown racial profiling. The government has probably already taken you away from your Romani parents, or you’ve been bullied out of school, or you regularly lie about your ethnicity to prevent gadjé from catching on to you. >> read more
Today in scientific uterus legislation news, future-minded Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal is expected to sign a new bill into law that would require brain dead pregnant women to carry their fetuses to term with or without grieving family’s consent. >> read more
Just as I was beginning to worry that no summer action flick would ever pass the Bechdel test, Known Feminist Tom Cruise has promised me sweet solace with his latest release, Edge of Tomorrow, >> read more
SOBAG: Speaking on Behalf of All Gays
When I saw the headline this morning about Rick Perry comparing homosexuality to alcoholism, I was steeling myself for the worst. >> read more
With increasing pressure on authorities and universities to prosecute what George Will succinctly deems “capacious” rapes and sexual assaults, little girls across the country have begun to look forward to the dearth of advantages that will come with their statistically probable rapes. >> read more
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was gracious enough to say a few words to fans, the media, and that big Niner in the sky, Jesus Christ, at a California prayer breakfast on Friday morning: >> read more