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Dear-sweet-mother-of-pearl, this campaign season just will not end! It feels like we’ve been hearing about 2016 since 2013—probably because we have—but finally we have the major party conventions behind us. Also the ...
Hope Out The Ying-Yang

Everything You Wanted To Know about the DNC 2016 in Philly (But Couldn’t Bear to Watch)

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Dear-sweet-mother-of-pearl, this campaign season just will not end! It feels like we’ve been hearing about 2016 since 2013—probably because we have—but finally we have the major party conventions behind us. Also the Libertarian National Convention which blew the RNC and DNC out of the water when it came to brevity and weirdness. But
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Like many of you, I’ve been reading a lot about the violent mass killing in Orlando. I guess I’ve been trying to make sense of it but that is as pointless as trying to stop the tide; you can’t make sense of something ...
This Was An Attack On All Of Us

So Bright and Gay

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Like many of you, I’ve been reading a lot about the violent mass killing in Orlando. I guess I’ve been trying to make sense of it but that is as pointless as trying to stop the tide; you can’t make sense of something senseless. Immediately this tragedy has been taken by some as a chance [&hellip
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What do you think was the theme for this year’s International Women’s Day? Under the Sea? Ladies drink free? No, it was #PledgeForParity. That may sound less exciting than the standard prom theme but since women won’t ...
Shrill?!? I'll Give You Shrill!!

Backwards and In Heels

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What do you think was the theme for this year’s International Women’s Day? Under the Sea? Ladies drink free? No, it was #PledgeForParity. That may sound less exciting than the standard prom theme but since women won’t achieve political or economic parity for something like 117 goddam years I’m literally seeing red from my pending
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We’re gonna let you in on a really well-kept secret. You have to promise not to tell anyone. Okay, here it is… President Barack Obama has accomplished a lot. In fact, he has been a pretty damn effective ...
Presidential Report Cards

Hope and Change? Done and Done

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We’re gonna let you in on a really well-kept secret. You have to promise not to tell anyone. Okay, here it is… President Barack Obama has accomplished a lot. In fact, he has been a pretty damn effective President. Some of you are already having apoplectic fits because you think President Obama is the worst [&hellip
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It’s been a month since the eventual Queen of Everything last checked in but don’t doubt that I’ve been thinking of my dear chickadees all the while. Right before Christmas a story broke that got little attention as we ...
We Get Paid Less So Of Course Things Should Cost Us More

The Vah Jay Jay Tax

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It’s been a month since the eventual Queen of Everything last checked in but don’t doubt that I’ve been thinking of my dear chickadees all the while. Right before Christmas a story broke that got little attention as we all rushed around for the holidays and dealt with terrible things like mass shootings and more [&hellip
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By and large it seems that given the opportunity, a lot of people will be terrible to their fellow human beings. ‘Murica may be the land of the free and all that, but dear sweet baby Jesus do we just love lording it over ...
People Are The Worst

Class Act

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By and large it seems that given the opportunity, a lot of people will be terrible to their fellow human beings. ‘Murica may be the land of the free and all that, but dear sweet baby Jesus do we just love lording it over people whenever we get the chance! Maybe that’s why we’re still [&hellip
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Sometimes it feels like we’re living in olden times. Women won’t achieve economic or political parity for over 100 years--we  make up only 1/5 of Congress, 1/3 of the Supreme Court, and less than 1/5 of mayors. Hell, ...
Though She Be But Little She Is Fierce

A Salute To Senator Barb From The (Eventual) Queen of Everything

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Sometimes it feels like we’re living in olden times. Women won’t achieve economic or political parity for over 100 years–we  make up only 1/5 of Congress, 1/3 of the Supreme Court, and less than 1/5 of mayors. Hell, asshats are still asking if America is ready for a female President! Less than 5% of S&P and [&hellip
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Just a few days left to this year’s Women’s History Month but before we go back to men ruling history and the world, let’s take a few brief moments to dispel some of the truly hilarious/maddening myths about women’s ...
Yes, it is still Women's History Month

Women’s History Month Part 3: Myths

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Just a few days left to this year’s Women’s History Month but before we go back to men ruling history and the world, let’s take a few brief moments to dispel some of the truly hilarious/maddening myths about women’s history, feminism and female humans in general. We were going to interview actual misguided asshats but [&hellip
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Hearing some asshat snicker about Women’s History Month really got my nylons in a twist; then I made the tragic mistake of going on the Interwebz to do some research for this article and really thought I was going to have ...
You're Gonna Hear Me Roar

Women’s History Month Part I: Rage

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Hearing some asshat snicker about Women’s History Month really got my nylons in a twist; then I made the tragic mistake of going on the Interwebz to do some research for this article and really thought I was going to have a rage stroke. To be clear, we are talking about one freaking month out [&hellip
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