Happy #TellAFeministThankYou day! Who are you thanking? Who am I thanking? LET’S TALK ABOUT IT.
“When asked whether their daughters thought their financial future was dependent on having a husband, only 31.9 per cent agreed. By contrast 37.7 per cent of those with sons thought having a wife would make them financially secure.”
Stick to your plan to get more involved in your community this year and join your fellow queers for an evening of readings, performances, and music celebrating Astraea’s Lesbian Writer’s Fund.
“I know that there are many groups who we fund that if we didn’t they simply wouldn’t exist, they would close. There is dire need for the resources we provide.”
Equal pay for equal work? What a novel idea!
For better or for worse, “pussy” is on the tip of everyone’s tongue — is its magical naughtiness about to be sacrificed in the name of reclaiming?
“There was a great heyday in the 80′s in which I felt like you could publish anything, you could say anything – any of the initials, L, G, B, or T.”
If you can’t beat ‘em, move out and show ‘em they fucked up. And maybe it will work.
Also, maybe it’s the act of striving to achieve an impossible aesthetic that makes us miserable. Neat!
Carmen’s Team Pick: It was July 6, 2012. It was just another day on UpWorthy. And then, there was Nicki Minaj.
Having a job, having a family, having feminist principles and having it all.
Bitch Media wants to hear from you regarding your thoughts on their continued awesomeness.
Jamie’s Team Pick: Allison Weiss will be there, ladies, AKA # 91 hottest queer in the land
“This woman is riding two dolphins, in a magical moment of pure joy, feeling like a mermaid princess surveying her kingdom in a glimmering sea chariot. IS THIS FEMINIST?”
“It’s like diet-cunt, because cunt is the Queen Bitch.”
Not into all the transphobia that radfems have to offer? Enter the Radfem Scorpion!
“To push for peace is ultimately a personal sacrifice, for leadership is not easy. It is born of a passion, and it is a commitment.”
Not all feminists burn bras; some sell them.
Thank you, Margaret Cho, for writing your blog post, “Being Mad on Twitter” and defending the right to be angry when people criticize our bodies.
It’s the day after Christmas and last night your family said weird things to you and maybe even made you super sad / frustrated / confused. You deserve this.