Christ, Michelle Duggar's Transphobic Robocall Actually Worked

The arc of history bends towards justice, or so we say. Yet, every so often, we totally lose ground to reactionary, bigoted curmudgeons who work tirelessly to roll back any progress we make on social justice issues. Unfortunately, today is one of those days. Michelle Duggar's transphobic robocall seems to have in part… » 12/11/14 8:59pm 12/11/14 8:59pm

Pregnancy Doesn't Make Women Dumb — Just Their Bosses

Maybe you were more forgetful when you were pregnant, maybe you weren't. Maybe you spent the first trimester huddled over a wastebasket barfing, or maybe your gestation made Pinterest look sloppy. Doesn't matter, because it's the perception that you're a quivering mess that leads to discrimination, not reality. » 11/01/14 2:15pm 11/01/14 2:15pm

Michelle Duggar's Robocall Compares Trans Women to Child Predators

Michelle Duggar of TLC's 19 Kids and Counting has a new robocall asserting that a law to protect citizens against discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations, which includes gender identity as one of the protected classes, will allow men who are child predators to claim to be women and be… » 8/19/14 11:16pm 8/19/14 11:16pm

Ladies: Here's 50 Things You MUST Know to Keep a Man

The first thing you should know is that according to a list published on Wall Street Insanity, men are fragile babies who can't stand to have their women disagree with them in public, gain weight or watch a chick flick without getting a blowie after. (I need you to know that writing blowie literally made me feel itchy… » 3/22/14 5:40pm 3/22/14 5:40pm

Oh, the Unbelievable Shit You Get Writing About Music as a Woman

There's a blog goin' round the bend lately that's got people talking: A woman named Sarah O'Holla has a tumblr devoted to going through her husband's record collection, reviewing every single album to get to know more about it (and him). She's not a music critic; she's a librarian who waxes earnest/sarcastic about the… » 3/20/14 2:10pm 3/20/14 2:10pm

Entire Nation Is Sick and Tired of This Bullshit Winter Weather

According to freeloading rodents Punxsutawney Phil and Staten Island Chuck, America has six weeks of winter left. And honestly? I'm not sure we're going to make it. It's been so cold for so long that The Shining is starting to look like a documentary. Will this stupid frigid weather ever end? » 2/04/14 11:00am 2/04/14 11:00am

San Francisco Paper Inexplicably Publishes Sexist Crap

SF Gate, which is ostensibly a news site for news, is now publishing Good Housekeeping articles because, uh, they're both owned by Hearst and SF Gate needs content? Fine, but it's a fucking bummer to go to a news site for news and be told that you should get all dolled up at home so your lubby hubby doesn't catch a… » 8/15/13 10:25am 8/15/13 10:25am

Comedian Fired After Hecklers Demand She Show Her Tits and Bush

It's a crazy world when a woman can't get through five minutes of comedy without some drunk assholes screaming at her to take her clothes off, but hey, that's apparently the world we're living in. Or so Canadian comedian Christina Walkinshaw discovered in September when she did a set at a club called Yuk Yuk's at… » 5/21/13 3:30pm 5/21/13 3:30pm