Images to get you through a mansplaining session

To the men in my life: this is not apropos of anything other than I discovered manfeels-park a few minutes ago and needs must share. If you do not know what mansplaining is, Google freely. This post is for people who have passed Feminism 202 or above, with optional courses in intersectionality, kyriarchy, media studies, […]

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Who represents me?

Every voter in my country has a list of people who are supposed to represent them. People who they can, if they need to, call upon for help with public problems. For efficiency, these elected officials divvy up responsibility for responding to problems by geography and numbers, with those elected by fewer people responsible for more […]

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The RNC presidential straw poll is embarrassing

The RNC couldn’t find more than 5 female potential presidential candidates for their 2016 straw poll today. 5/31 = 16%, a full 3 points lower than the embarrassingly low 19% female members of Congress. Like any good social justice worker, I do my civil rights head count every time I walk into a room or […]

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Sadness for a heaven-bound cat and a recipe for feeling better

A certain cat of my long and loving acquaintance passed away today. He was named Rudolph Valentino after the great black-and-white movie star because he was: Grey with black eyelids, A very pretty fellow, Quite stupid. He was also known as Tino to family, “the pretty one” to artistic friends and “piddle kitty” to one […]

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The militarization of Starfleet and the future of the United Nations

I just returned from the midnight showing of Into Darkness, the newest in the Star Trek reboot, so if you don’t want spoilers, don’t read on. Like this:Like Loading…

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