Category Archives: body politics

Asshole of the Day: John Cornyn

I’m one of those people who contacts her representatives regarding impending legislation, and the recent battles for Planned Parenthood funding at the federal and state level were no exception. I sent my senators a personalized email, and this is what … Continue reading

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I Stand with Planned Parenthood.

This post is part of Fair and Feminist’s I Stand with Planned Parenthood Blog Carnival. This post also has a bit of TMI. Just sayin’. Last week, when the US House of Representatives voted to withhold federal funds from Planned … Continue reading

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Asshole of the Day

Indiana Congressman Mike Pence, the man behind the House amendment to defund Planned Parenthood. The amendment passed 239-184. I don’t have a transcript and I don’t have the stomach to type one out, but the gist is “Fuck women, poor people, … Continue reading

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Wednesday Link Love

Rolling Stone: The Spill, The Scandal and the President Like the attacks by Al Qaeda, the disaster in the Gulf was preceded by ample warnings – yet the administration had ignored them. Instead of cracking down on MMS, as he … Continue reading

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Weekend Link Love: SATC2 Edition

I’ll admit it: I went and saw Sex and the City 2 last night.  Although I loved the series, I was really apprehensive about SATC2 after the first movie left a bad taste in my mouth.  Just knowing that it … Continue reading

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Using a Natural Sponge, 1976

I am a bad person. I have a MA in Women’s History, I spend a lot of my time throughout the year being nerdy and reading all I can about women’s history, and yet I have written nary a WHM-related … Continue reading

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My Angry Vagina

Happy V-Day!  No, I’m not talking about that bullshit Hallmark one.  I’m talking about its way cooler, the-personal-is-political-personified distant cousin: V-Day!  In honor of today, here’s a clip from The Vagina Monologues called “My Angry Vagina:”

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