Category Archives: feminists & feminism

The Cult of Mommy and The Cult of the Fetus

If I were in charge of lay-out for the New York Times, I would have printed these articles on facing pages: Our ‘Mommy’ Problem Motherhood. Is it a private relationship between a parent and child, or something that gives just about … Continue reading

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Walking, Alone, as a Woman

Friday nights, I often stay home and skip dinner or eat a little bit of cheese (generally all that is left in the fridge by then), which I know is just about more excitement than any one person can handle. … Continue reading

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Tired of Hearing About Equal Pay? Try Not Getting Paid Equally And Let Me Know How That Feels

The current GOP talking points in Texas over equal pay—the reality of which is unequal pay, and unequal access to remedies for unequal pay—are the following: If women aren’t being paid equally, it is our own fault for being too … Continue reading

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It Takes Two to Wango Tango

You may be thinking one of the following thoughts about the news that GOP gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott took Motor City Madman Ted Nugent on the campaign trail with him this week: Who cares? Get over it, Democrats. Both of … Continue reading

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Where Are The Young Women, 2nd Edition *Now with more men!*

If you don’t use Twitter, don’t understand it, don’t care about it, fine. But if that’s how you feel, you don’t get to stand around demanding to know where the young women are, because a whole bunch of them are … Continue reading

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Where Are the Young Women?

This question  often gets asked by a generation that has been working longer than they should have been required to work to secure basic, fundamental rights to privacy and bodily integrity. We could have a long conversation deconstructing what is … Continue reading

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Donate Today Elect Wendy Davis Governor of Texas

I invite you to join me, today, in making a donation to Wendy Davis’s campaign to be governor of Texas. In fact, join me in becoming a monthly donor. Here’s the link to give. What does your gift mean to … Continue reading

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