Tag Archives: Feminism

Why real men do hit women

TweetRecently, a video was released by TMZ (who else?), apparently showing an American sports star knocking his female partner unconscious. I’m not going to be specific here – the woman involved doesn’t need any more Google hits to her name and, besides, even if you don’t know who I’m talking about, the situation could easily [...]
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Why we all must help carry the weight

Tweet Fact: According to the NCADV, one in every four women experience domestic violence in their lifetime.  Fact: More than three women per day lose their lives at the hands of their partners.  Fact: An estimated 1.3 million women are victims of physical assault by an intimate partner each year.  Fact: Almost one-third of female [...]
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Watching Feminism Unfold

TweetPicture this: You’re settling in to watch that new TV show that has just been released. You and your friends/partner/parents have had it on your TV radar for some time now and your anticipation levels are at an all-time high.  The show starts, it opens with a silly joke to break the ice and slowly [...]
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Women Are People Too Goddammit!

TweetSo there are a lot of things that get me hot and bothered, and not in the good way (though that would be much more fun to write about). Things such as people that say “checkings account” instead of “checking account” because I’m a bank teller and fuck you there is not an “s” at [...]
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On Joan Rivers, My Daughter’s Death, and the Politics of Survival

TweetI have a complicated, problematic, and enduring love affair with Joan Rivers. I suppose it began in the eighties or early nineties, when I sat with my grandmother Sylvia and watched her on television. To me, Rivers was the height of glamour. This may suggest something about the sort of person I’d become, but I [...]
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