Senate OKs renewing Violence Against Women Act -... →
The Senate overcame election-year gender politics Thursday to pass a bill renewing the government’s main domestic violence program.
Strange is our situation here on Earth. Each of us comes for a short visit, not...– Albert Einstein
(Nuns) were the first feminists, earning Ph.D.’s or working as surgeons long...– New York Times columnist NICK KRISTOF, “We Are All Nuns” (via inothernews)
In this corporate ‘sink or swim’ environment, people fear being laid off or...– -Michael Janati, The Washington Post Is it time to cap the workweek at 40 hours?
We rehearse for the big death through the little death of orgasm, through erotic...– Peter Redgrove, Lidia Vianu, Interview With Peter Redgrove (via ikilledjackjohnson)
The Death of Free Speech, Continued - Karen Lugo -... →
wow. this does not bode well. Denmark is a very liberal state, if i recall correctly, and this is a very dangerous precedent. while we might not appreciate (to put it mildly) hate speech, epithets, insults, etc., to some degree we must be tolerant of it and allow it. example: Rush Limbaugh. he had a right to speak out and be nasty, and he got bitch slapped by the public for it, but those...
10 Untranslatable Words (And When You'll Want to... →
English is so limited sometimes. There are so many kickass words in other languages, that describe concepts that we just don’t have one word for in English. And that’s a shame, because sometimes we find ourselves in situations that English just can’t describe.
Dorothy: Locked and Loaded: D:L&L (part 122 -... →
“Dorothy: Locked & Loaded” is the serialized, collaborative novel effort of five writers, each of whom will play a very specific role within the story of the return to Oz of “Dorothy”. Only this time, it is not “Dorothy Gale” of the original; it is “Dot”, her granddaughter, who grew up listening to the wild and hardly believable tales of her...
Mary had a little skirt with splits right up the sides and every time that Mary walked the boys could see her Thighs Mary had another skirt twas split right up the front but she didn’t wear that one very often
”I promise you there is no white writer out there, who when you read a book by a white person, and you hear other white people being like, ‘Yo this white book makes me look bad.’ I’ve never met a white writer who ever gets asked questions like, ‘Well, don’t you feel bad about the way you represent white people?’ Guys I’m not representing Dominicans, I’m representing one crazy set of like,...