2012 Olympics: Enough sexist pandering

The 2012 Olympics in London have been heralded as a win for feminism in many ways — some calling it the Title IX games even. And there’s a lot to celebrate for women in these games. But as the old poem says, we have miles to go before we sleep. If you’ve watched any part…

Feminist Files: No Damsels in Distress here

Real women save themselves: Did you catch the interview of Sigourney Weaver on NPR in which she declares that she doesn’t buy into the idea of the damsel in distress. “When I look around the world, I don’t see too many damsels in distress. If they’re a damsel in distress, they’re manipulating some guy to…

Feminist Files: For the boys

After an unscheduled bit of time off (my apologies), let’s get right into it: Boy meets world: Turns out, TV isn’t bad for you… if you’re a white boy. Anyone else — especially girls and boys of other races — not so much. Boys club: Former NFL defensive back Wade Davis came out last week,…

SCS internship update

If you have been thinking about applying to the SCS internship (with yours truly) but felt stymied by a lack of transportation or because you live outside Las Vegas… this is your lucky day! It occurred to me that we do not have to see each other face-to-face to make this work. There’s technology for…

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As regular readers know, The Sin City Siren is a one-woman show. I do my best to deliver witty, topical, feminist posts and you validate me by coming back again and again to read them. It’s a match made in an anti-choice conservative’s worst nightmares! But did you know there are other ways you can…