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Originally posted on The Weekly Sift:
In a memorable scene from the 1998 film Pleasantville (in which two 1998 teen-agers are transported into the black-and-white world of a 1950s TV show), the father of the TV-perfect Parker family returns from work…

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I’m an atheist and I think this was pretty funny… though to be honest, theists usually aren’t as dim as this list makes them out to be.

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The Kissing Sailor and Other Forced Kisses

The Kissing Sailor, or “The Selective Blindness of Rape Culture” | Crates and Ribbons. It’s amazing. I had never actually looked at this picture carefully enough to realise that the nurse was being kissed by force. When it was pointed … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Anglophonism:
  Sundays are a Day of Rest – by which I mean a Day of talking about the Rest of my life; that is, outside linguistics. This little rant was initiated by this article. I clicked…

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Originally posted on theradicalidea:
Irrelevant disclaimer: I just moved to a new apt where I don’t have internet, so there may not be much on this blog for a while. That said, while I DO have internet, I think the…

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Originally posted on Forming The Thread:
Whew, I feel so much better knowing this.  Todd Akin, one of Missouri’s Republican representatives in Congress knows all about how rape affects a woman, and he told an interviewer on Sunday: “First of…

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Originally posted on Meninism:
Rebecca Allen “Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less.” This is the definition of feminism, according to the motto of women’s rights journal The Revolution, founded in the mid-19th century by American…

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