Category Archives: Uppity Wimmin

Dowdy Dickie gets dissed!

Ahem. Just a little theme music to get you in the mood for what’s to come, folkies. I’m a bit under the weather (read: sore and stiff from all the cold and damp), but I’m always in the mood to … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: One for all those coming forward, and for those still not

Let’s hear what you think of me now, but baby, don’t look up…the sky is falling. And it’s high time, too.

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Thank you, Tarana Burke.

So lately, there’s been this “Me Too” thing happening all over the Internets, wherein women briefly state that they, too, have been sexually assaulted. Some have even hashtagged it. The popular assumption is that it was started by Alyssa Milano, … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: One for Harvey Weinstein (and all his victims)

When I first heard this song (at 14), I didn’t like it. AT ALL. Because even at that age, I knew what icky sexual manipulation sounded like the moment I heard it. Years later, I found out that Phil Oakey … Continue reading

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Quotable: Samantha Bee on sexual harassment in Hollywood (and Washington)

How depressing is it when even Antarctica isn’t a safe place to be female?

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So long, Hef…and thanks for NOTHING.

So, the long overdue has finally happened: Hugh Hefner is dead. He leaves behind four children, two ex-wives, and one current one who stands to inherit…NOTHING. That’s right, folks, she gets bupkus, thanks to a pre-nup that Hef had her … Continue reading

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How sexism works against abuse victims

A little something from the other side of the pond caught my eye this morning. And promptly made me see red. See if you can guess what it is before I tell you… The child sex victim of an Asian … Continue reading

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Quotable: Hannah Arendt on freedom of the press

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Honor crime: Just a Muslim thing?

Left: the scene of the crime; right: the victim. Uh…not in Israel, it ain’t: A Christian resident of the central Israeli town of Ramle was charged on Sunday with killing his teenage daughter over her relationship with a young Muslim. … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Mom jeans all day

…why you mad, though? I ain’t mad. I ain’t sad. This video makes me glad, because it’s me all over.

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