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“I think the root of the problem is that our society immediately writes off anything perceived as feminine or relating to women. While funneling more women into STEM fields may produce marginal gains, it actually leaves the underlying issue — male privilege — largely untouched.”
Evan Rachel Wood’s latest film had a sex scene cut out of it after the MPAA threatened to give it a NC-17 rating. Luckily for us, she isn’t the type to sit by and let that stand.
You got to understand, it’s a she thing.
“As a woman of color who does not fit into Western Eurocentric standards of what is conventionally attractive, every day I step out and love myself is an act of resistance.”
“Sometimes women do belong in the kitchen, because that’s where the cucumbers and sundried tomato cream cheese and whole wheat bread are! And we’re fucking hungry.”
“So what makes you qualified to work for me? No offense, but you don’t look like someone who will cry if she can’t get her hands on the latest Gucci purse.”
“Of the 101 films released last year by the six major studios, only five films contained any semblance of queer lady representation.”
A man decided it was time for a “women’s publication that puts world news and politics alongside beauty tips.” He got $6.5 million to make it happen. When the women who work in women’s media found out, everyone’s head exploded.
Word has quickly spread on the web in the last week or so that Rachel Ivey, a member of the Deep Green Resistance environmentalist movement that holds openly transphobic views as “core” principles, is putting together a speaking tour consisting of a few relatively high profile events in June and July.
Finally, some fantastic cultural analysis about women in power and women in patriotic spandex leotards saving the day.
“To claim that there is no systemic inequality keeping women and minorities out of those jobs is to claim that men are just naturally better.”
“While I fully embrace the clothing-optional atmosphere of our body-positive home, I don’t want to shimmy down the hall with my ass hanging out in an emergency dash for TP.”
Does it really take a straight man to tell the world about prejudice against queers? Apparently, yes.
All the beautiful and new faces you might be seeing on your TV in the next month. Some of them are even gay! But none of them are lady gay.
The problem is that not everyone knows women aren’t biologically limited to washing dishes. Dr. Ben Barres studies brains, is trans, and shares his unique perspective on this un-news.
Happy Friday the 13th. Your period is officially terrifying, according to the media.
Two plug-ins that will turn the internet into your personal queer happy place.
On unchecked discrimination, privilege and ignorance. How do you begin to change a world that thinks it’s already changed?