Young Feminists Blogging, Organizing, Kicking Ass. The Pursuit of Harpyness - As narrated by the most charming and vicious women on the internet. Zelda Lily, Feminism in a Bra. The Sexy Feminist — The no-guilt guide to being a modern feminist. Feminist Fatale. Sociological Images » Seeing is Believing. Ms Magazine Blog. President Obama Takes a Stand for Women on Equal Pay Day by Lindsey O'Brien · April 8, 2014 · Leave a Comment Women in the U.S. make roughly one-third less than men doing the same jobs, which means it would take a woman from January 1 to April 8 the following year (or more than 15 months) to earn what a man does in 12 months.
That’s why workers across the country recognize today as Equal Pay Day—a reminder […] NEWSFLASH: Fast-Food Workers Protest Wage Theft by Lindsey O'Brien · April 4, 2014 · 5 Comments Fast-food workers nationwide have come together this week to protest wage theft at chains including McDonald’s, Burger King and Wendy’s. The Scavenger. Jezebel: Celebrity, Sex, Fashion for Women. Without Airbrushing. Celebrity Gossip, Relationship Advice, Beauty and Fashion Tips @ The Frisky. AnyBody. Feminists with Female Sexual Dysfunction. Author, Speaker, Professor, Shattering Gender Myths. I wrote nearly two weeks ago that I’d be taking a break from online writing.
I intend to continue to do so. I want to be a bit more specific as to why. For one, the toxicity of take-down culture is exhausting and dispiriting. The cheapest and easiest tweets and articles to compose are snarky and clever dismantlings of what someone else has worked hard to create. The defenders of this culture of fierceness call it intellectual honesty, but it is an honesty too often edged in cruelty. So I’m done. Secondly, my family and I have been through a very difficult time as late, the details of which are saved for close friends but which are linked to this internet business. I’m not “flouncing.” And perhaps, in a long time, in a different capacity, I’ll be back to a public life. UPDATE: Perhaps ill-advisedly, I did an interview with Kat Stoeffel at New York Mag yesterday.
Also, this. And I will be doing no more interviews. Here to challenge your ideas about everything from politics and the personal, culture and relationships. Power, privilege, and everyday life. Feminist Frequency. The Raw Story. Captain America: Winter Soldier Is A Political Parable About The Security State By Amanda MarcotteMonday, April 7, 2014 10:19 EDT Well, since Scott handled Game of Thrones, I guess that gives me the go to write about Captain America: The Winter Soldier, which I saw on Friday.
Go see this movie! It’s very nearly perfect as an entertaining action movie, except for the part where we’re supposed to believe that Scarlett Johansson is a former KGB agent, when the actress was, you know, 7 years old when the KGB collapsed. (The Americans, at least, has warmed me up to the idea of KGB agents that have no detectable Russian accent.) Spoilers, of course. I was a little anxious, upon hearing that this movie was going to be a political thriller, that it would ruin itself by being too cautious. Obviously, the real world isn’t as black-and-white as Captain America shows it. Don’t Call it Normcore. By Amanda MarcotteFriday, April 4, 2014 12:58 EDT Fox News Wages War On The Young Oh no, fun! Women's eNews.