For weeks I’ve watched with mixed feelings as more and more women speak out about sexual harassment from notable men in entertainment, broadcasting, and politics. I celebrate their bravery in being willing to speak up, and I despair that so many men apparently are guilty of such reprehensible behavior. It has crossed my mind, briefly, … Continue reading Et tu, Al?
I want to make something perfectly clear. Madeleine Albright doesn’t speak for me. Yesterday when she said, “There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help each other,” I nearly went through the roof. She was addressing millennial women, the young women who for some strange reason don’t feel obligated to vote for … Continue reading Hillary & friends, stop playing the gender card
This video was intended to demonstrate the harassment a woman endures while walking in Manhattan. In this example, a woman walked around Manhattan for 10 hours, following a friend who was carrying the camera in his backpack. As planned, she spoke to no one and avoided eye contact. The video, posted just yesterday, has already drawn more than 10 … Continue reading Is this harassment?
This post originated on Brain Spank as “Conflagration Scotus” by Michael Douglass. It expresses my outrage at the Supreme Court better than I’ve managed to do so far. Interestingly, both Douglass and I used the word “conflagration” in our posts today when writing about this. Conflagration Scotus by Michael Douglass I am a woman. I gave … Continue reading Conflagration Scotus
The news media today were abuzz with a report that 55 percent of female Marines in boot camp can’t do three pullups. As a result, the Marines are postponing implementation of the requirement that was supposed to take effect January 1. The delay interferes with plans to equalize physical standards and integrate women into combat … Continue reading Three pullups too many for female Marines
These Dutch television hosts decided to see what a woman’s labor pains feel like. I love it! This should be required for all fathers-to-be. Or anyone who needs to learn a little more respect for what a woman goes through during childbirth. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IYZklmML4SY&rel=0 For The Young Turks commentary: Continue reading Men try simulated labor pains (video)