Tell FOX that rape is no joke!

Does FOX condone rape? Their new business partners at the UFC sure seem to! The same week that the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) went prime time last month on FOX Sports, in a reported $700 million deal, top fighter Forrest Griffin tweeted that “rape is the new missionary.” And less than a month later, during…

Tell your Planned Parenthood story

Feminist blogging consortium Shakesville and Midwestern blogger What Tami Said are hosting a blog carnival for Planned Parenthood on Thursday, July 7. They are seeking bloggers and non-bloggers alike to share their personal stories about how Planned Parenthood has helped them. This is a great opportunity to stand with Planned Parenthood. But it is more…

Happy Father’s Day!

Just a quick note to say Happy Father’s Day to all the people who father out there: hetero dads, gay dads, trans dads, stay-at-home dads, work-outside-the-home dads, single dads, single moms who must also be a father figure, grandads, fathers of children who died before them, step-dads, brand new dads, dead-beat dads who saw the…

Body politics: Get ’em when they’re young

Did you know that there are not only toning shoes for women but there are also toning shoes for … girls? “Toning shoes” are sneakers with rounded soles designed to create an unstable walking surface and theoretically force the wearer to engage different muscles while walking. But not only are the claims that they can…