This Week in Misogyny is Your Brain on Engineering

Some schools may be on Passover/spring break this week, but misogyny didn’t take the week off. Instead, we’ve learned that young girls think it’s normal to be sexually harassed, that even women who become CEOs aren’t exempt from harassment, and that we shouldn’t try to earn the same wages as men if we ever want to catch a husband. Sigh. At least there’s a new GoldieBlox ad! With a baby chicken! (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny is Your Brain on Engineering

Just When You Thought It Couldn’t Get Any Worse: North Dakota’s Newest Abortion Bans

Yep, just when we thought it couldn’t get any worse, North Dakota pushes into law what is undoubtedly the most anti-choice legislation to ever crawl from the bowels of uberconservative hell.  Did they think that this week’s Supreme Court deliberations would mean that progressives weren’t paying attention? Read More Just When You Thought It Couldn’t Get Any Worse: North Dakota’s Newest Abortion Bans

“Fetal Heartbeat” Bills Are the Newest Anti-Choice Fad

The assault on women’s reproductive rights never stops. It never even slows down. If there’s one thing I can commend the anti-choicers on, it’s their perseverance! Except not really, because they are set on whittling away free will and all that nice stuff. Read More “Fetal Heartbeat” Bills Are the Newest Anti-Choice Fad

Right Decides Ohio’s “Heartbeat Bill” is a Terrible Strategy, Puts Legislation on Hold

I had been planning to write a stirring defense of bureaucracy for my Thursday politics post. But then I came across this link about Ohio’s “heartbeat bill” on my tumblr dash and had to pause for a moment while my brain exploded. Read More Right Decides Ohio’s “Heartbeat Bill” is a Terrible Strategy, Puts Legislation on Hold