This Week in Lady Reads

Lots of interesting reads this week, but let’s start with the news everyone’s talking about: Read More This Week in Lady Reads

Friday News Bites: Walter Scott Shooting, LGBTQ Laws + More

Happy Friday, unicorns. We’ve got some updates on those “Religious Freedom” bills that keep trying to pop up in different states, some other LGBTQ-related news, and information the Walter Scott shooting. So let’s get started:

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This Week in Misogyny is All About the Misandry (Ironic or Otherwise)

We’re going to mix things up this week and start with some good news. Don’t worry, there’s still plenty of awfulness to get through after that! Seriously, so many terrible people. I’m sorry. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny is All About the Misandry (Ironic or Otherwise)

This Week in Misogyny is Overloaded

Seriously, how could all this shit happen in just one week? And a distressing amount hit the news between when I turned in last week’s article and when it actually ran. Can we have a break, please? (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny is Overloaded

What Politicians Can Learn From Moms

I’ve long maintained that the skills we develop as mothers could come in handy in all sorts of larger contexts, like international relations (“Israel and Palestine, if you can’t share the Gaza Strip I’m taking it away from both of you!”), industrial pollution (“BP, clean up that oil spill NOW!”), or political gridlock (“Congress, you’re in time out – with NO SNACKS – until you get something accomplished!”). And of course it didn’t surprise me that when we started seeing progress in solving the government shut-down, there were women from both parties leading the way. Read More What Politicians Can Learn From Moms

Mid-Week News: Another Day Older and Deeper in Debt

I’m your new mid-week news nibbles anchor, eager to bring you the latest happenings in easy to digest bits. Let’s grab a coffee and shoot the shit about some current events.  Read More Mid-Week News: Another Day Older and Deeper in Debt

Midweek News: Shaking Things Up

It’s the middle of the week. There are things going on in this world of ours. And man, is it depressing. Read More Midweek News: Shaking Things Up