Two weeks later, my hair is still a topic of conversation. Read More Missing the Patriarchy? No Worries, It Leaves Voicemail
Bob Thompson, inventor of “Space Age Pop,” recorded this piece of music with the Bob Thompson Orchestra and the Bob Thompson Chorus. Chill out, Bob Thompson, we know it’s all about you. Read More Forgotify, the Last Frontier: “While We’re Young”
Sometimes I think my boyfriend out-feminists me. Readers, lend me your eyes and your opinion on this. Read More Skirts Day
Another week, another batch of misogynistic, patriarchal BS. Let’s go smash some things, shall we? [Trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.] Read More This Week in Misogyny: F*&# the Patriarchy
This week has been nothing if not a breast milk-covered battleground in the oh-so-hyped “Mommy Wars.” Every few months, an article or twenty come along to announce to women that no matter how they choose to parent, they’re doing it wrong. Sometimes it’s about co-sleeping or babywearing or daycare, but the breastfeeding debacle has held its place firmly in the Mothering Thunderdome for years. Damned if you do, damned if you don’t, and really damned if you try to defend your choice. Read More The Breastfeeding Wars, Part One Billion
Miz J, Miz J, Miz J: I will never not forgive this woman for raising the bar on being real. As a woman who’s had her sex life used to define her all her life, Miz J’s piece came at a particular time when I said, “Fuck it. I am promiscuous. I identify as a slut-whore-ho. What are you gonna do about it?” Look at the way she just mauls the double-standard apart! The way she talks about how we learn to navigate sex and sexual expectation through a culture that’s already against us. Miz J deserves a star in heaven for helping me understand better the nature of my sexual classification, how to take it back, and how to whoop ass with it. – Coco Papy Read More Best of P-Mag: The Power of Being a Promiscuous Woman
I love access to birth control almost as much as I love using it (read: doin’ it). So when my access to contraception is impeded or threatened, I get as angry as the best of us. I applaud all attempts to end the attack on women’s right to make decisions about her own body and about her access to birth control. Well, almost all attempts.