Category Archives: Uppity Wimmin

A major WTF on Moroccan TV

A Moroccan TV channel is under fire, at home and abroad, for featuring a segment on how to cover up facial bruising caused by domestic violence. (Pro tip: “Use the yellow foundation, the white one lets the punch marks show … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Don’t play stupid, don’t play dumb…

…vagina is where you’re really from! In post-Soviet Russia, pussy grabs YOU.

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Music for a Sunday: Song for Gaza

The crew of the Zaytouna-Olive, the Women’s Boat to Gaza, set an example for us all. They were illegally arrested in international waters and deported by the Israeli occupation force, but their message is still getting out. And making its … Continue reading

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Appy polly loogies…

…and no, that’s not a typo, not even in Nadsat. It’s LOOGIES, as in things you hork and spit. Your Humble One has come down with a flip horrorshow bastard of a cold, and will not be blogging much in … Continue reading

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Forget crop circles…

…how about a crop CLITORIS? Pretty, isn’t it? And only in France: Here’s a droll initiative that won’t pass unnoticed. A crop clitoris, 120 metres long, has appeared in a field close to the Pierre-Rouge high school at Montferrier-sur-Lez. The … Continue reading

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The normalized sexual violence of Oktoberfest

Don’t drink the Kool-Aid. Or in this case, the Löwenbräu. I have a terrible confession to make: I’ve never been to Oktoberfest. Not just because I never happened to be in Germany when Oktoberfest is on (because every time I … Continue reading

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Some pertinent questions for the “anti-PC” brigade

Note: These are not just MY questions, they’re everybody’s questions. And why is working for social justice a BAD thing? Is being a Social Injustice Couch Potato (SICP — that’s pronounced “sick pee”) really such a GOOD thing? Why all … Continue reading

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Name that organ!

Only one person in this video could correctly identify the latter of the two organs shown in the diagrams. Did you guess correctly? If not, here’s a little light reading. Enjoy, and get cliterate!

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No use trying to “Lean In” — the pay gap is real

Welp, looks like one more sexist canard just bit the dust. When even the Torygraph is reporting this, you KNOW the gender gap in pay is real…and it’s the product of rampant sexism: The research, from the University of Wisconsin … Continue reading

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Quotable: Martha Gellhorn on politics

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