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Women aren’t food

Tweet Alison Bechdel notices a pin-up calendar of a naked woman kneeling provocatively—in her book, Fun Home, Bechdel’s childhood autobiographical graphic novel—and suddenly her 10-ish child self alters. She asks her brother to call her Albert instead of Alison (she looks like a boy) while at the shop because—I believe—she feels exposed and objectified in [...]
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Wedding and baby showers should be co-ed affairs

TweetThis was originally published in the Women’s Issues blog on MySanAntonio.com. Last weekend I attended – pardon, co-hosted – a baby shower to celebrate the upcoming arrival of a dear friend’s first child. With just those details alone, you can probably envision the event with surprising accuracy: the cupcakes, the pastel-wrapped gifts, the punch bowl [...]
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Homosexuality in the Bible: How it happened and why feminists should be concerned.

Women, valued solely for their ability to produce an heir, were ultimately worthless, and therefore an encumbrance as a result of homosexuality. Families desperately seeking to purge unwanted daughters, then, execrated homosexuality as one might loathe insolvency, accumulating daughters like debt.
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Male feministing bloggers?

TweetI’m starting a post to ask a question that has been on my mind for some time now… As an avid feministing reader I am continually grateful for all of the knowledge, experiences, and backgrounds that each of the editing and contributing staff bring to us every day. I can honestly say that my own [...]
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Thanks NYT, the Answer to All Our Questions About Marriage, Re-Marriage, Finally

Now, for the first time in history, people who aren't married outnumber those who are. It's very interesting to look at how the media are trying to analyze this, sometimes insightfully, sometimes a bit less than.
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