Texas Hits a New Low. Even for Texas.

By: Monday September 9, 2013 7:15 pm

Hornet Signs of Waco, Texas came up with this really tasteful truck decal of a bound woman in the truck bed.


After Steubenville – Don McPherson, Former NFL Player, on Toxic Masculinity

By: Tuesday March 19, 2013 4:25 pm

There has been a lot of worthy essays written about this topic, but this effort caught my eye — “Former NFL quarterback Don McPherson challenges media response to Steubenville verdict,” part of human rights group Breakthrough’s One Million Men, a campaign to engage men to end violence against women around the world. It was unreal to see the rape culture-affirming coverage by the media (Candy Crowley and Poppy Harlow of CNN’s coverage come to mind, sadly), that went on and on about the destroyed lives of the convicted rapists, forgetting the victim here is the girl who they violated.

Advice Corner: Pat Robertson on ugly wives killing marriage, Allen West on guns and index fingers

By: Sunday January 13, 2013 1:10 pm

Man, scanning headlines on the weekend can result in pulling up some cray-cray stuff. It’s hard to believe that the fossilized Religious Right televangelist Pat Robertson is still alive and kicking. It was even more interesting that he was scanning Maxim mag, saw a query from a teen about the distant relationship of his parents, and decided to offer up some sage advice.

It’s 2012, and the GOP Takes a Clear Stance Affirming Pro-rape, Womb-controlling Culture

By: Tuesday August 21, 2012 7:40 am

Even as Rep. Todd Akin was being called on the carpet by bad PR shell-shocked GOP colleagues and asked by some to drop out of his Senate race, other leaders of the party were officially doubling down in support of his position anyway.

Obama Calls Woman Subjected to Limbaugh “Slut” Comments

By: Friday March 2, 2012 11:35 am

Democrats have descended on Rush Limbaugh’s comments about Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown law student who testified to the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee on the Administration’s birth control access rules for religiously affiliated institutions. Limbaugh has spent the past two days alleging that Fluke must be a prostitute if she advocates birth control, mocking her testimony and upping the rhetoric with each passing day.

Democratic groups have countered.

Lactating Boobies in the Workplace Will Kill Job Creation (and Other Signs of the Womanapocalypse)

By: Thursday February 9, 2012 7:16 pm

What is astounding is the political tone-deafness that these Republicans have — what votes are there to gain by beating up access to contraception when 98% of Americans use it? These personhood amendments failed miserably, most notably in Mississippi, which clearly isn’t some liberal bastion. People of all political persuasions (some with guilt, some without it) are having sex and are using birth control, period. Any attempt to take it away, to in essence tell people when they can and cannot procreate, is a death wish. But it continues.

I Can’t Believe This. I Really Can’t Believe This.

By: Saturday September 4, 2010 6:00 pm

The scandal surrounding Tripp Emmer, son and campaign employee of Minnesota Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer, is not Tripp’s underage drinking. The real scandal here is what’s shown in the Facebook photo they’re not talking about. This is the photo that shows Tripp Emmer posing with a young woman who is apparently passed out due to intoxication of some sort and proudly pointing to the crude drawings of spurting penises that cover her face and body — drawings that have every appearance of having been placed there without her knowledge or consent.

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