SENATE REJECTS DEFUNDING PLANNED PARENTHOOD!!!!
This is what marketing blogger, Holly Buchanan, had to say about International Women’s Day. I like it because Buchanan is not a feminist blogger. She’s a marketer who writes about the how and why of marketing to women. But she gets it. She gets that we have not come as far as we need to, that women are still being marginalized, that we need better solidarity and that misogyny still exists. It’s normal to see that on a feminist blog. It’s deeply exciting to me to see it elsewhere.
Farealsy? Young straight men thinking feminists are lesbians? And that calling a woman a lesbian’s an insult? :clutches pearl: I AM SHOCKED.
Also: Republicans lie.
In more LOVERLY news: This poem, “How To Make Love to a Transperson” is quite sweet.
The Adjustment Bureau may suck. You know what? I’d really like to see Dean Koontz’ Lightning on the big screen — killer heroine, interesting discussion of the lives you’re “supposed” to lead, and an extended discussion of editing in time travel. (Sidenote: I’m looking for resources on Koontz and ableism — any suggestions?)
Ohhhhhhhhhhhh. Another take on women and co-parenting.
Sometimes mentoring requires honesty.
Here’s an 18-year-old interview with Gates McFadden (Star Trek) on
the importance of female role models and why white supremacists can go