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Perspectives

“Lighten Up” and other Dismissals People Use

Ok, I admit it. I’m the type of woman who gets in a lot of debates (read: arguments) on Facebook and other Internet forums, IRL and basically everywhere, about topics I feel strongly about. Pick your poison: politics, religion, women’s issues, health care, financial topics, weight issues, child care and parenting, vegetarianism, immigration, the local […]

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Just for Fun

Best of 2010 – Jezebel Shitstorms (Part 2)

Here it is! Your top 5 LadyBlog shitstorms of 2010.  Did your favorite scandal and commenting brouhaha make the list?  I will give you a spoiler alert right now, there were so many good ones to choose from that I didn’t even have to use the great Gawker hack, since it wasn’t site specific.  That’s […]

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News

Does Wikileaks Want to Watch the World Burn?

The big news over the weekend was the most recent Wikileaks scoop, revealing the contents of a quarter of a million confidential cables relating to US diplomacy.  The internets, as they seem to be filled with people who also would enjoy watching the world burn, are thrilled.

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Parenting

Mom Bloggers Aren’t So Sugary Sweet

One of the reasons I’m happy to be here at Persephone is that I am able to break out of the mom-blogger mold. Are you familiar with such a mold? It’s the one where the at-home or at-work mom blogs about her kids and life, about parenting, about marriage, and more and more frequently, products […]