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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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A few choice words about Todd Akin, “legitimate rape” and the consequences of pregnancy resulting from rape.

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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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Originally posted on GemmaRuthBrown.com:
Photo credit: BeautyRedefined.net This week, I tweeted a link to The Photoshop Hall of Shame which caused some interesting discussion amongst my peer group about how important it is that people know images are retouched, how…

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Originally posted on theradicalidea:
If you are reading this, and you are not registered to vote,  stop reading this.  Go register to vote RIGHT NOW.  And if you are registered to vote, and you don’t vote, I want you to…

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Originally posted on uptilitwaslight:
you know what pisses me off? faux-feminism. the kind of writing and blogging that operates under a shiny veneer of “girl power” and self-satisfaction. it’s the attitude that seventeen and glamour magazine paste on in order…

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