Republican legislators in five different states have introduced bills that would quell peaceful demonstrations. Here’s an example of one from North Dakota. Motorists can run over and kill a protester blocking access — provided it was an accident. Here’s more on a bill in Minnesota. Legislators should know this will not quiet the demonstrations. If anything, […]
I wrote this for C-HIT. Onward.
Volunteers are knitting so many pussyhats in preparation for the Women’s March on Washington on Jan. 21 that the country is facing a shortage of pink yarn. I feel very fortunate that I already have mine, at the ready.
I have to say, she did a great job (see the one on the right, the one that doesn’t emphasize pretty and fashion and hair.
House Speaker Paul Ryan (who said once he was reformed and would not treat people who are poor with a newfound respect) has announced new legislation that will repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and defund Planned Parenthood, to boot. Here’s more on the topic. And what would happen if Planned Parenthood is defunded? From […]
Yes. Sweden has one — or, rather, it did, for all of last week. The hotline was meant to draw attention to the phenomenon, but here’s my advice to women caught in the maelstrom: Say this, “Shut up. I’m still talking.” You’re welcome.
Although data is hard to come by, a new Institute for Women’s Policy Research study says that women are far less likely than men to file for patents. Here’s more on the first U.S. woman to earn a patent, Mary Kies.
Mike the Heathen sends this, a meditation on how the sight of a woman’s Lady Parts is enough to frighten off the Devil. Cool, right? If you click on the link and read the poem, the young woman exposing herself did so in reaction to the Devil’s entreaties — if I can use such a […]
In case that’s floated right past you, the Democratic candidate for president is a woman. I know, right? Who cares? Besides: Early on, she wasn’t even my candidate, but old age has rendered me pragmatic, and now she is. She, of the two candidates with the greater likelihood of winning the race, most closely aligns […]
According to a new report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, you’ll need your vitamins because if trends continue as they have, it will be 232 years before you reach pay equity. Happy Latinas Equal Pay Day. Every year, Latinas must work until Nov. 1 in order to earn what white men earned the […]