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  • JB
    Return of the Jeddy: Jedediah Bila slams call for subsidized tampons
    Tampons as a human rights case...Known for having the looks reminiscent of a 1940s Hollywood starlet, Jedediah "Jeddy" Bila is also known for being just as hard-as-nails as any '40s film tough guy. Case in point would be Bila's...
  • Ellison at LA Press Club 1986
    'An Edge in My Voice' Harlan Ellison's views on art, morality, feminism, justice
    If you’re fans,Harlan Ellison, the noted author and screenwriter (A Boy and His Dog, Demon with a Glass Hand)loves you. “MayYog-Sothothhit me with a bolt of lightning in the pancreas if I’m not strictly wild about the whole...
  • Flying Over Home
    Life with(out) father
    "Flying Over Home" (Wordpress, $18.95) by Durham resident Jeanette Stokes is a memoir about her father and how she spent much of her adult life trying to learn who he really was.Many years ago Jeanette and I were seminarians together. We...
  • Women being integrated into combat roles
    Israeli study finds, 'Women Don't Belong in Combat'
    A new Israeli study claims after 13 years of research involving women participating in combat roles in the IDF that women are not suited to be in combat units, according to the website Arutz Sheva.Col. (res.) Raza Sagi, a former infantry regiment...
  • "My Five Wives" airs on TLC
    'My Five Wives' stars claim that they're feminists
    The stars of the new TLC series "My Five Wives" know how most people feel about their lifestyle, but Brady Williams and his five wives insist that they're actually feminists.According to a March 8 report by The Atlantic, Brady...
  • International Sex Worker's Rights Benifit
    Sex Worker's rights benefit raises over $2,000 for local Portland charities
    Portlanders gathered Monday night at Star Theater to mark International Sex Worker’s Rights Day and raise money for two local charities. The Sex Worker’s Outreach Coalition, SWOC, provides vital services such as health care, advocacy...
  • Lillian Groag's play "Aimee and Jaguar" a tragic love story well told
    Lillian Groag's play "Aimee and Jaguar" a tragic love story well told
    “Aimee and Jaguar,” a new play based on a true but tragic love story that took place in World War II Germany, will be presented as part of the Theatre and Interpretation Center (TIC) at Northwestern University’s 2013-14 Mainstage...
  • American men taking back their masculinity?
    American men taking back their masculinity?
    American feminists may be in for a surprise. A growing number of manly men in the country are taking back the masculinity that Betty Friedan and her ilk took from them during the beginning of the feminist movement in America.As the author of the...
  • Susan B. Anthony, the Older years
    Is Feminism Dead?
    The idea that Feminism is dead for me has both reasons that it is and reasons that it isn’t in my mind. I think that there are a few different mentalities when it comes to feminism and this is how I will determine the standings of feminism...
  • Miley Cyrus wants to know why she can't show her t*tties on the beach like men
    Miley Cyrus wants to know why she can't show her t*tties on the beach like men
    Miley Cyrus said Wednesday she considers herself one of the biggest feminists in the world. Miley also said she's frustrated with the double standard between the treatment of men and women. "Guys get to show their titties on the beach,...
  • Feminist ideologies to blame for Invicta FC 7's lack of buzz?
    Feminist ideologies to blame for Invicta FC 7's lack of buzz?
    According to a Nov. 4 tweet from Invicta FC, the promotion is set to unveil a new website and merchandise in anticipation of Invicta FC 7."The boss mentioned something about a new website and some new Invicta merchandise. What does everyone...
  • Mom Baby God
    Pro-choice show 'Mom Baby God' opens tonight in Chicago
    The one-woman theatrical show, Mom Baby God, will be premiering tonight in Chicago at Gorilla Tango Theater, kicking off a national tour. Madeleine Burrows wrote this show after observing and researching the anti-choice movement in America for...
  • These has been a perceived increase in male feminists in the WMMA community
    The trouble with male feminism in the WMMA community
    According to an Aug. 27 post from Arron Pegson, the critically-acclaimed WMMA blogger has a serious problem with the male feminists that have joined the women's mixed martial arts community in recent years.Pegson, a world-renowned writer and...
  • Ethel Rosenberg
    Daily thought: WHM-Adrienne Rich poem about Rosenberg's
    In honor of Women's History Month we turn our attention to Ethel Rosenberg and remember as the great Adrienne Rich speaks poetically about the strength in wife and womanhood of Mrs. Rosenberg.The Great Adrienne Rich was a feminist and powerful...
  • "Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles"
    Nov 6 only: 'Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai de Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles'
    For those not glued to televisions, radios or smart phones awaiting election returns, the Northwest Film Center offers the film classic, "Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai de Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles" (in French). Written and directed by Chantal...