'Women Get Paid Exactly What They're Worth' According to Fox News Host

Fox News host Martha MacCallum, speaking on behalf of all women, said on her show that women actually don't want the government to create policies that ensure equal pay for equal work because women are already earning "exactly what they're worth." » 1/31/14 12:40pm 1/31/14 12:40pm

Republicans Offer Class on How to Talk to Women Without Being a Dick

The GOP has more problems than a math book with a distant father, but the problem that stings the worst, electorally speaking, is its problem with women. Now, party leaders are doing something about one aspect of that problem, designed especially with the hapless male conservative in mind: sensitivity training. I'm… » 12/05/13 4:30pm 12/05/13 4:30pm

Hell-Bound Atheists Might Be Better at Marriage Than Christians

If your marriage ceremony didn't include the Lord or his ambassadors — and instead maybe involved jumping over drum circles and then sticking banjos up your partner's butthole before making out with a litter of dogs wearing pasties and chaps?* — you might be an atheist. And if you're an atheist, there's a chance your… » 11/04/13 10:00am 11/04/13 10:00am

This Is the Week the US Government Told Poor Women to Fuck Off

Know what's even scarier than stumbling into a Walgreens at 3 am and witnessing a woman dressed as Miley Cyrus puking on a guy dressed up as Jesse Pinkman as a muzakal rendition of Silent Night plays over the loudspeaker? What conservatives in the government are doing — and have done — to low income women this week.… » 11/01/13 4:20pm 11/01/13 4:20pm

Who's Really to Blame for the Looming Government Shutdown? Sluts.

And they say that in 2013 women still don't have any power. Behold, the US government, steward of the most powerful and wealthy country in the world, is about to be brought to its knees by a group of post-fertile conservatives who, more than anything, fear a loosening of their demographic's grip over the choices of… » 9/30/13 12:40pm 9/30/13 12:40pm

Ironic as Hell GOP Ad Says The Government Should Stay Out Of Your Vag

Now that Obamacare's implementation is all but inevitable, conservatives are doing all sorts of nutty shit to try to stop it at the last minute. They're threatening to shut down the whole government over it, which is the political equivalent of cutting off one's head to spite one's face. They're filing a metric crapton … » 9/19/13 1:30pm 9/19/13 1:30pm

GOP Appoints Woman to Be New Person to Say Dumb Crap About Women

If your roof is leaking, hiring an interior decorator to redo your living room won't keep your ceiling from eventually collapsing. Likewise, if you're a a political party struggling to preserve what's left of its rapidly-fraying relevance, appointing a different messenger won't change the fact that the message is crap. … » 6/17/13 1:20pm 6/17/13 1:20pm

Ignoring Anti-Woman Wingnuttery Won't Make It Go Away

The day after the election last fall, I felt like the bespectacled teen movie archetype who just found out the POPULAR BOY (played by an actor with a suspiciously square twentysomething jaw for a high schooler) asked her to prom. Across the country, politicians who had publicly said dumb crap about women's roles,… » 6/13/13 1:10pm 6/13/13 1:10pm

Patrick Stewart: It's in Men's Hands to Stop Violence Against Women

While speaking at Houston's Comicpalooza, an audience member asked Sir Patrick Stewart what he's most proud about in his life, besides acting. He responded by talking about his work helping to bring light to the issue of violence against women — and his words are all kinds of wise, insightful, and compassionate. » 5/30/13 8:30pm 5/30/13 8:30pm

Dr. Tiller's Former Wichita Abortion Clinic Is Finally Back in Business

Julie Burkhart and her team are finally ready to re-open the Wichita, Kansas abortion clinic George Tiller ran before he was fatally shot by anti-abortion activist Scott Roeder four years ago. The clinic, now called South Wind Women's Center, will be the first abortion clinic to operate in Wichita since Roeder was… » 4/02/13 7:00pm 4/02/13 7:00pm

Biology Teacher Faces Investigation for Use Of Word 'Vagina' in Anatomy…

A biology teacher from Idaho is under investigation by the state's professional standards commission following his shocking attempt to teach his students what a vagina is. For those of you who were not raised by deviants, FYI: a vagina is a reproductive organ belonging to all female placental mammals. Once a month,… » 3/27/13 9:30am 3/27/13 9:30am

Planned Parenthood Begins Shuttering Clinics in Wisconsin

Due to right-wing wingnut Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's 2011 budget eliminations of public funding for Planned Parenthood, the group is suffering financially. Because of this, Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin announced today that they're forced to close four locations in the state — Beaver Dam, Johnson Creek, Chippewa… » 2/18/13 10:45pm 2/18/13 10:45pm

Your Womb Is Full of Tiny Dead Babies, Says Pastor Who Certainly…

This is a little stale, but let's make fun of it anyway, shall we? Colorado pastor and completely heterosexual sperm-warrior for Jesus Kevin Swanson—whose previous hits include "Gays will burn Christians at the stake!" and "Gays lured Hurricane Sandy to New York with their tantalizing buttholes!"—has now taken on that… » 2/15/13 2:30pm 2/15/13 2:30pm

Senate Passes Violence Against Women Act Despite Best Efforts of…

The Senate passed the Violence Against Women Act this afternoon, by a vote of 78 to 22. Every female senator voted in favor of the act (phew) and, naturally, those dissenting 22 were all Republican men, including rising GOP star Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), who apparently decided it would be more helpful to his career if… » 2/12/13 3:30pm 2/12/13 3:30pm