Archive for the ‘Feminism’ Category

Feministing.com reviews “Hello Kitty Must Die”

Feministing.com reviews “Hello Kitty Must Die”
The protagonist of Angela S. Choi’s comic debut novel channels the anger of every woman who has been belittled or demeaned, says Kaite Welsh. “I hate Hello Kitty. “I hate her for not having a mouth or fangs like a proper kitty. She can’t eat, bite off a nipple or finger, give head… She can’t...
February 22nd, 2010 | Read More

Opinion: Naked, But Not For Sale

Growing up, I wasn’t necessarily taught to be ashamed of my body, but I definitely wasn’t encouraged to celebrate it. In fact, I would venture to say the idea of “celebrating” my body and embracing myself as a woman did not become a reality for me until college. Indeed, my first...
June 16th, 2009 | Read More

Opinion: Did Feminism & Facebook Kill the Auto Industry?

So what is this man trying to say? As I was driving to pick my partner up from work this morning, I was listening to NPR as usual, and was surprised to hear quite the little rant by P.J. O’Rourke. He was stating his belief that Feminism and Facebook killed the car. Surprisingly, I wasn’t...
June 4th, 2009 | Read More

Opinion: The Right To Define Me For Me, Not Me For You

What Is A Feminist? Dictionary.com defines “feminism” as follows: feminism:(n.) the doctrine advocating social, political, and all other rights of women equal to those of men. However, any feminist will say that there is so much more to the movement than that. It’s more than a doctrine,...
May 12th, 2009 | Read More

Opinion: Who Wears the Dress; Who Wears the Suit?

gay rights protestWhen I consider the state of the Gay Rights Movement, I often think to myself, “it could be worse.” I don’t mean that in an overly content, self-pacifying sort of way. I mean it, in an honest to goodness, it really could be worse sort of way. In today’s society, we are...
April 21st, 2009 | Read More

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