Tag Archives: feminism

Don’t Let The Feminists Beat You Down!

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Church Sign Of The Day

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Camille Paglia On Madonna

Camille Paglia defends her famous (and now 20 years old) New York Times op-ed piece announcing Madonna as the future of feminism. (Via Julie Bolcer at Advocate)

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Phyliss Schlafly: Feminists Are Ugly

Eagle Forum executive harridan Phyliss Schlafly says that Scott Brown beat Martha Coakley because she’s a physically “unappealing” feminist. The Handmaidens seated at Schlafly’s feet cackled in appreciation. Schafly goes on to say that the reason so many women are in politics is because they been unshackled by the the drudgery of housework by dishwashers and dryers.

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Maggie Gallagher Flashback

Jeremy Hooper at Good As You digs up the best stuff. In this 80’s clip from the horrible Morton Downey Show, dig who’s waiting at the microphone to attack feminist lawyer Gloria Allred. Maggie doesn’t speak in this clip, which is too bad because we’d love to hear how she sounded when she only hated her own gender.

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Pat Condell Calls Out Feminist Silence On Burka Controversy

My favorite YouTube atheist gets it right.

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The Fading World Of Lesbian Separatists

From the NYT comes an interesting story about the fading patchwork of lesbian separatist communities across the country. The communities, most in rural areas from Oregon to Florida, have as few as two members; Alapine is one of the largest. Many have steadily lost residents over the decades as members have moved on or died. As the impulse to withdraw …

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It’s Ladies Night And The Feeling’s Right

If you are a romantic lady, single baby, or sophisticated mama – take heart. Anti-feminist Den Hollander’s federal lawsuit against ladies nights has been thrown out of court. A Manhattan federal judge showed anti-feminist lawyer Roy Hollander the door Monday in his challenge to “Ladies Night” discounts at nightclubs. Judge Miriam Cedarbaum said private clubs like the Copacabana, Lotus and …

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This Is What A Feminist Looks Like

Remember those uptight lesbian separatists who told me that a man could never be a feminist? Here’s what the Feminist Majority Foundation says. Thanks to Mike at Manhattan Chowder for the tip.

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The Cult Of Princesses

In the Nation, Barbara Ehrenreich writes about the cult of Disney’s Princesses: Disney likes to think of the Princesses as role models, but what a sorry bunch of wusses they are. Typically, they spend much of their time in captivity or a coma, waking up only when a Prince comes along and kisses them. The most striking exception is Mulan, …

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On Building Coalitions

I had a brief but fascinating exchange on a feminist blog yesterday. Not to get too into the nuts and bolts of the conversation, the takeaway message I received from a couple of the commenters was that men cannot ever be considered feminists, regardless of their positions on women’s rights. The author of the blog was generally kind to me …

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