Category Archives: Uppity Wimmin

Why Chelsea Manning is a hero, not a traitor

Jimmy Dore breaks it all down, in horrifying detail. What Chelsea Manning revealed to Wikileaks shows that the villain here isn’t one lone whistle-blowing ex-army private, nor a site devoted to publishing leaked information from people like her, but the … Continue reading

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Donald J. Drumpf, love destroyer

Am I surprised that Presidunce Pussygrabber is ruining relationships? Not even hardly. That man is a walking libido kill. Two failed marriages under his belt, and a third one still pending. His ugly sexual propensities are so well known, it’s … Continue reading

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On (re-)reading The Handmaid’s Tale: A few random thoughts

The first time I read The Handmaid’s Tale, I was in university…and I didn’t understand it at all. To be fair, I was probably about 19 or 20. The book was just a couple of years old, a major bestseller … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Joan Baez’s latest little ditty…

Well, looky who came out of songwriting retirement, folkies. Yes, this famous anti-war singer: Gee, I wonder who this was dedicated to!

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Austrian “feminazis” get real Nazis in a tizzy

Members of the satirical feminist Hysteria Fellowship crash the right-wing Academic Ball. Photo: Vice. Something wicked is afoot in Wien…something wickedly funny, that is. And it’s got a lot of really nasty men all hot and bothered — or helpless … Continue reading

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Neil Macdonald cries for teh menz

Oh, won’t somebody think of the men? Clearly, no one in Ottawa is doing so, if the latest federal budget is any indication. Luckily, the menz have Neil Macdonald, CBC’s voice of the voiceful, to take up their kvetch for … Continue reading

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Happy Women’s Day. Here’s what we’re (still) up against.

What are we working for? CHANGE. And what are we working to change? These things, among many, MANY others: If you’re driving while female, be careful about honking your horn at anyone blocking the road. Some asshole with a crowbar … Continue reading

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Quotable: Joyce Stevens on why we (still) need feminism

And every word of this is still relevant today, and even more so as women’s rights erode under right-wing governments everywhere.

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Ugh, Sophie…NO.

Can you spot what’s wrong with this picture? Take a good close look: It’s a lovely shot, don’t get me wrong. But the sentiments expressed alongside, while sweet, seem to me more fitting for Valentine’s Day than International Women’s Day: … Continue reading

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The “rapefugee” myth just died.

“This is how the sex mob rages in our cities!” O RLY? Somebody’s pants are smoking here. Get the fire extinguisher! Via the UK Independent, a shocking new development in the case of the alleged mass sexual assaults of this … Continue reading

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