Feminist Files: The beds are burning

Violence of silence: The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is in jeopardy of not being passed before the end of this session of Congress. Let’s do something about that! Merry-fucking-Xmas: Uganda is not for lovers. Or, at least not homosexual lovers. Recently, a member of Uganda parliament promised to get a bill to “kill the…

Romney Creature Feature: Bride of Frankenstein

In the spirit of Halloween and this final full week of the presidential campaign season, I present The Sin City Siren’s very own Creature Feature… What if Romney wins?! Are you ready for the frights that await you? In this installment, meet The Bride of Frankenstein… It has been well-documented here at SCS and across…

The uterus is MAGIC!

Where do I begin? Where do I begin? Okay, so by now, I’m sure you’ve heard about Missouri Rep. Todd Akin’s “ill-conceived” comments about, well, conception. Do you think Akin knows the irony of using the phrase “ill-conceived”? Friends, I think we should look at this not as a mean-spirited criticism of any woman who…