Skeptics, liberals not skeptical about misogyny. KNOW YOUR LIMITS!

It’s almost as though my friend Emily had read this article by Rebecca Watson in which she chronicles some of the truly awful treatment she has endured within the rationalist/skeptic/atheist community on account of her being a woman. But after a few years of blogging, podcasting, and speaking at skeptics’ conferences, I began to get emails from strangers who detailed their sexual fantasies... More

Gloria Steinem: Aging, and living for someone else

In a recent interview with Gloria Steinem for the UK’s Guardian, the unwavering feminist icon recounts her abortion at the age of 22: “I used to sit and try and figure out how old the child would be, trying to make myself feel guilty. But I never could!” But perhaps more revealing was what the now 77 year-old Steinem said in the interview regarding aging: “…Ageing is a bit like what... More


Newsflash: One-Child Policy a Boon for Chinese Girls! — The AP’s China Dupes

If there’s one positive to squeeze from communist China’s long-repressive, downright pernicious one-child policy, it’s this: It has prompted even radical feminists to rethink the consequences of their deadly “pro-choice” philosophy. The policy evolved in the late 1970s and early 1980s, ironically under the Deng Xiao Ping government that was a vast improvement from the nearly 30-year reig... More

Weiner’s Women & Other Gals Who Behave Badly

LZ Granderson, the journalist who recently suggested that parents are idiots for allowing their girls to dress immodestly, has another provocative column. This time, he’s raising the excellent question of why we never question the integrity of the women involved in high-profile sex scandals with men like Rep. Weiner. I’ve been wondering the same: Yes, the men in these scandals all made... More


The Dysfunctional Feminist Movement

When I was 25 years old, I lived in India for a summer. I came back to the US with a new appreciation for plumbing and the firm belief that American feminists were on the wrong continent. There was so much work to be done in the Third World to bring basic levels of equality to women and girls. Today, little has changed in the feminist priority list. While Western feminist “intellectuals” co... More


Today: “Ask Them What They Mean By ‘Choice’” Blog Day!

Jill Stanak is in the trenches responding creatively to NARAL’s annual “Blog for Choice” Day. Let’s overwhelm them with the question they refuse to answer! Today’s the day! 87 89 95 99 pro-life bloggers* have signed up to respond to NARAL’s “Blog for Choice Day” with our own “Ask Them What They MEAN By ‘CHOICE‘ Blog Day.” When you write something on your blo... More



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