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Here’s what I want from progressives (some fucking solidarity)

So you fancy yourself a progressive. Maybe you call yourself an “ally.” You know things about movements and about activism and you wax poetic about revolution and justice and solidarity. You’re anti-poverty, anti-gentrification, anti-war, anti-capitalism, anti-globalization, and anti-corporation. You call yourself a settler because you’re on land that is not yours — land your ancestors stole from people they raped and abused and tried to destroy. You talk about your privilege: your male privilege, your white privilege, your cis privilege, your class privilege, your thin privilege, your fucking full-head-of-hair privilege. Whatever it is — you’ve checked it. All of it. You’ve listed it all on your Twitter profile. We get that you get it. Congratulations, you’re fucking radical. So how about some solidarity. I’m still shocked at how little...
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30 things that will make you want to kill yourself whether or not you’re 30; courtesy of Glamour

HAY LADIES! Turning thirty? Time to crawl into a hole and die. That is, of course, unless you have a man, a sexy bra, and tons of cash. That’s right! Ever helpful, Glamour and Huffington Post have teamed up to squish women down, down, down just a little further and reinforce heterosexism and classism while they’re at it. Because what was popular and relevant fifteen years ago is important news today, Huffington Post has reprinted a list of thirty things that EVERY woman should have and know by the time they are thirty. The list was originally published by Glamour and apparently “became a popular chain letter” — because you know how popular is it for women to hate themselves! Not only will you never be good enough but...
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Live life to the fullest! Buy Nike!

This post has nothing to do with feminism specifically, but all sorts of things to do with douchebaggery, so it gets a pass. This video, “Make it Count” has been making the rounds online today. People seem to find it inspiring. It isn’t. Watch at your own risk (so, yeah, don’t watch it if you don’t like watching Nike ads but do watch if you enjoy ranting!).   Okay so let me get this straight. The opening shot is of the Nike logo and yet we are to believe that this guy, Casey Niestat, totally screwed Nike over, taking the $50,000 given to him to make a Nike ad and instead traveled the world made a Nike ad while blowing $50,000 traveling the world? SO REBELLIOUS YOU GUYS! The first...
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