This Week in Misogyny has a #SolidarityHashtag

Are you ready for some misogyny? Yeah, me neither. But if we must… read on for an update on the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls, to see why Jezebel made my list of terrible people, and for a healthy dose of venting courtesy of our friends at Pajiba. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny has a #SolidarityHashtag

Friday News Bites: Doctor Who Prequel Flailing Excitement and More

Lots of things are happening in the world, but I need to lead with some OHMYGOD Doctor Who News. Bear with me.

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News Appetizers: Frustrations with The Man Edition

On this Friday afternoon – whether you’re lamenting the cost of putting gas in your car, or maybe you’ve received new work wardrobe requirements, and you know, orange MusicTown aprons really don’t suit you – there’s just one thing to do…

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Best of P-Mag: Don’t EVEN Get Me Started, Mythical Bootstraps College Student

There are few things on the Internet that I enjoy more than a thorough dissection of why, exactly, someone is very very wrong (see also: Susan vs Dr. Laura and her takedowns). The following image was met with quite a bit of scorn (and quite a few rude gifs) on Tumblr and elsewhere, but Buster Blonde went the extra mile and did all the research to completely eviscerate it. -Hillary Read More Best of P-Mag: Don’t EVEN Get Me Started, Mythical Bootstraps College Student

News Appetizers: At Least They Serve Cocktails

Persephekittens and Persephecaboodles, salutations, and welcome back to another teeth-grinding, moral-punching, and soppy-biscuit-type-of-day news week. Read More News Appetizers: At Least They Serve Cocktails

Occupy Fat Street: We Are The 68%

This post really could be an indictment of the way that fat always equals bad in the symbolism of progressive movements, including Occupy, but it isn’t. And as much as I wish that fellow Lefties would take up the call of fat acceptance rather than fatphobia, for now it’s a dream deferred. Read More Occupy Fat Street: We Are The 68%

Occupy Wall Street: Where We At, In Three Acts

mcduh @questlove sayin he saw hundreds of riot cops on South St, Manhattan bout 1hr ago. #occupywallst@DiceyTroop are yall aware of anything?

DiceyTroop   @mcduh @questlove all quiet at the Park. What did you see questo? Maybe Batman stuff? Read More Occupy Wall Street: Where We At, In Three Acts

Occupy Wall Street: How About We Occupy Rape Culture?

“Our unity must be complex. Our unity must be emancipatory.” ““ Angela Davis, Oakland’s General Strike, Nov 2.

“Listen, if your revolution doesn’t implicitly and explicitly include a rejection of misogyny and other intersectional marginalizations, then you’re not staging a revolution; you’re staging a change in management.” ““ Melissa McEwan Read More Occupy Wall Street: How About We Occupy Rape Culture?