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Category Archive for 'Full Frontal Feminism'

Anita Hill: How Joe Biden Botched The Clarence Thomas Hearings I am amazed to find the number of women I’ve talked to this week who still remember this — and still hold a grudge. Via Talking Points Memo: Anita Hill, the woman who accused Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment, on Thursday said […]

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And Kate Harding tells Rolling Stone how she wants to fix it: What did you make of the story that resurfaced recently in the Daily Beast about Ivanka Trump saying Donald Trump had “violated” her, and then later walking it back to say it wasn’t rape in the “criminal sense.” What does that tell you […]

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Not much difference. And I think this is much more common than people realize — I know someone who was raped by a Villanova basketball star and never reported it, because she assumed it was futile. She was probably right. We don’t know yet whether Sam Ukwuachu will be convicted of the charges against him—but we […]

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KFVS12 News All you have to do is listen to them: Members of the Perry County District school board, located in Perryville, Missouri, voted 4-3 in favor of asking for fellow board member, Mark Gremaud’s resignation. The vote came about as the result of Gremaud’s comments, directed toward a female board member, Kathy Carron, during an […]

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In the ranks of our elite, natch. Because once you reduce females of your own class to mere game pieces, it becomes that much easier to exploit lower-class people in every other way. That’s what makes you a “leader”! Bookmark It

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Religion is patriarchy, and patriarchy is female oppression. Always. QADIYA, Iraq — In the moments before he raped the 12-year-old girl, the Islamic State fighter took the time to explain that what he was about to do was not a sin. Because the preteen girl practiced a religion other than Islam, the Quran not only […]

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It has nothing to do with “being a big girl” (as you said the other day) or telling the truth. It has to do with money, raw power, sexism, and turning the internet herd onto a new target. You were their princess, and right now, you’re the frog. I’m sorry you’re getting death threats; it’s […]

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Peter Daou and Tom Watson on Hillary Clinton as the target of sexism: It is easier to understand and reject juvenile insults than to comprehend the complexity of the relationship between well-funded GOP research groups, the corporate media and the political commentariat. The true problem is what our friend Rebecca Traister refers to as the […]

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I began to notice, years ago, that as pregnancy ultrasounds became more and more detailed and lifelike, men who formerly supported abortion rights began to hedge. This pissed me off, because the implication seemed to be that women were like children themselves, and didn’t understand what they were doing when they chose abortions. (It reminds […]

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Elizabeth Warren has been awesome ever since she headed up the CFPB, the agency she created to protect us from the Wall Street grifters, so when you have pro-life yahoos (which is basically all the Republicans in Congress) going to town over heavily-doctored undercover videos attacking Planned Parenthood, trying to fulfill their lifelong desire to […]

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