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Ani Di Franco Says Feminism Is For Everybody

“Feminism is not only for women. It’s something everyone can participate in, and evolve together, as the first step in the right direction. I see feminism as a tool to achieve…

Jessica Wakeman | January 10, 2012 - 3:20 pm

NJ Gov. Chris Christie Makes Sexist Blowjob Joke Campaigning For Mitt Romney

When I heard yesterday that New Jersey’s Governor Chris Christie made a blowjob joke while campaigning for Mitt Romney, I thought it just sounded, at worst, crude. (And embarrassing for…

Jessica Wakeman | January 10, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Michele Bachmann Drops Out Of The GOP Race

Rep. Michele Bachmann dropped out of the GOP presidential race this morning, after placing nearly last place in yesterday’s Iowa caucus. Bachmann will return to focusing her energies in Congress,…

Jessica Wakeman | January 4, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Cool Video: “I’m Feminist Enough”

I really, really love this “I’m Feminist Enough” video in which a bunch of women finish the statement “I’m feminist enough to ….” It really shows all the contradictions inherent…

Jessica Wakeman | January 3, 2012 - 3:40 pm

18-Year-Old Woman Raped & Beaten By As Many As 6 Men In Chicago

An 18-year-old woman was raped and beaten by as many as six men on New Year’s Eve in Chicago. The young woman, described by the Chicago Sun-Times as a Highland Park…

Jessica Wakeman | January 3, 2012 - 1:40 pm

#Pandagate Gets Taiwanese Animation

As both a panda lover and a feminist, I was torn asunder by the BBC’s WTF decision to include a panda named Tian Tian on a list of 12 women…

Jessica Wakeman | December 30, 2011 - 12:30 pm

The 10 Proudest Sluts Of 2011

Slut. It’s an ugly word, isn’t it? Especially when it’s flung at you by some jerk who thinks the worst way he can insult a woman is by impugning her…

Jessica Wakeman | December 29, 2011 - 9:00 am

Today’s Lady News: Iranian Woman Might Be Hanged Instead Of Stoned To Death

Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, an Iranian woman who was sentenced to death by stoning for adultery, may be hanged instead. She was allegedly complicit with her lover in murdering her…

Jessica Wakeman | December 27, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Girls Can Like Superheroes, Boys Can Like Pink Stuff

Let’s do the Time Warp, yeaaaah!

Amelia has gone back in time and unearthed a video of Baby Jessica Wakeman (real name: Riley), who is just as opinionated…

Jessica Wakeman | December 25, 2011 - 11:00 am

Motherhood Only Makes Ani Di Franco More Radical

“I do a lot of interviews where people ask, ‘Now that you’re all happy and content are you going to lose your edge?’ Like there’s nothing edgy about being a…

Jessica Wakeman | December 23, 2011 - 2:30 pm

The Soapbox: On Rape, Alcohol, Victim-Blaming & Feminist In-Fighting

If you write for a living — especially opinion writing, and especially as a feminist — you set yourself up for criticism. You really have no control over how others…

Jessica Wakeman | December 21, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Christian Group Refuses To Sell Bibles For Breast Cancer Charity Over Planned Parenthood Donations

Today in facepalms: a chain of Christian bookstore called LifeWay are pulling copies of the Here’s Hope Breast Cancer Bible from their shelves after it learned that one of the…

Stefanie Blejec | December 16, 2011 - 3:40 pm
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