Search Results: women
16 Apr 2008: Women in Science Linky-Post
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... the theme! And a couple of things on the social status of women in relation to geology: A Broadsheet summary of this article (pdf) about how oil and mineral-resource economies are bad for women. The kernel of the argument is this: "when growth encourages women to ...
15 Jul 2006: Call for Interviewees: Women in STEMM
Politics, Science: women in science · 29 comments
... in my extended social network just landed a book deal on women's experiences in science, technology, engineering, math, and medicine (STEMM). She's looking to interview women and girls from all walks of sciencehood; if this sounds interesting to ...
20 Mar 2013: Why Boner Jokes Aren’t Funny (Even When They Are)
Politics, Science: dick jokes, sexual harassment, women in engineering, women in science · 4 comments
... to do when they got home. I was the only woman on site - women geologists aren't rare, but drilling is much more male-dominated than ... down. I could play along by identifying with the other women in the conversation, thereby casting myself as an object to be traded. Or ...
9 Mar 2009: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: blog carnivals, hydrology, resumes, sexual harassment, Wikipedia · 1 comment
... on Tuli v. Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Inc., et al. « Feminist Law Professors -- On the ... never learn. Carnivals, and a suggestion for a 2-minute women in science Internet activism task, below the fold. The first ... Ashanti Pyrtle. Call for Entries: Diversity in Science - Women's History Month Edition -- hosted by Thus Spake Zuska March Scientiae: ...
14 Jan 2009: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: Links · 1 comment
... interviews." Why aren't features on Mercury named after women? -- Because everything on Venus is named after a woman, and you're not ...
6 Jan 2009: High Femme and Geekery
Aimless: · 13 comments
... flaws or defects. Draft date: June 24, 2008 The women-in-science-osphere has been trying to figure out what to make of this ... I have missed the many teams of pudgy young women in ratty, one-size-too-large t-shirts that criss-cross the country, ... as much as she wants. Rather, I am concerned with the way women's fashion choices are presented as a natural subject for political ...
8 Oct 2008: Donors Choose Update: Prizes!
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... behind a first place tie between Drug Monkey, Science Women, and Uncertain Principles. These blogs all get at least triple my traffic ...
24 Sep 2008: Carnival of Feminists #65
Aimless: · 9 comments
... is an extension of her dissertation work. The survey is women-only, completely voluntary, and should only take about 20 minutes to ... participate, the link is here. Please remember this is for women only and is voluntary. Kimberly asks me to thank any of you who are ...
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... Feminists on September 24. Please send me your best recent women-in-science posts (or non-sciencey feminist-oriented posts, if you must) ...
8 Aug 2008: Shirts Belonging to the
Aimless: · 12 comments
... feminism wiki. The entries are still pretty sketchy - the "women in science" article is just an empty link - but what a great ... interested in these kinds of contraceptives and that women won't trust them to take them," she says. "Neither of those assertions ...
Aimless: · 11 comments
... say. I would especially not talk about my work with other women. That male hero would probably be a "maverick" - I would be stuck fawning ...
17 Jul 2008: Delicious Internet Noms
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... I got this far without hearing about the Earth Science Women's Network? Dear me, won't somebody please puke on John Tierney's shoes? ...
5 Jul 2008: Delicious Internet Noms
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... month's Scientiae is out! Hear women's voices... in science! A conversation with Mr. Mister: Should I blog ...
28 Jun 2008: Delicious Internet Noms
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... Because it asserts so strongly the geologistness of these women, and the womanliness of these geologists. It represents a collective ...
22 Apr 2008: The Personal is Political, Earth Day Edition
Politics: earth day, environmentalism, feminism · 10 comments
... Which is why I think Carol Hanisch, writing about the women's liberation movement in the late 60s, also gets at the heart of what ...
6 Mar 2008: Repost: Larry Summers, Math, and Violence
Aimless: · 6 comments
In light of the fact that Cal State is still committed to firing its nonviolent math teachers (the state attorney general has weighed in, supporting the dismissal, and Kearney-Brown is planning to pursue legal action), I thought I'd dredge up an old quip o ...
5 Mar 2008: Delicious Internet Noms
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... Detachment and Geology Happens! Wanted: Gray Literature on Women of Color in Science -- Please pass your hidden gems to Mia Ong. Happy ...
4 Mar 2008: Oops! I’m Perjured Again
Aimless: · 7 comments
... Huckabee, and Canada. We're just making sure that men and women of integrity can never hold public office. I usually think cynical jokes ...
20 Feb 2008: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: · 4 comments
... about an article in Nature Geoscience on the status of women in the academic earth sciences. I meant to review it here, but haven't ...
13 Feb 2008: Delicious Internet Noms
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... anyway. Happy Valentine's Day from Twisty Faster -- "Women's status as a class of purchasable receptacles is never in question, of ...
31 Dec 2007: Year in Review
Meta: clip show · no comments
... What the Discovery Channel Thinks of Female Engineers - Women are okay as engineers - as long as they are also sexbots. I’m so ...
28 Nov 2007: Shaking in Marie Curie’s Boots
Human Fuzzies, Politics, Science: blog carnivals, books, scientiae, women in science · no comments
... title (Who's Afraid of Marie Curie?: The Challenges Facing Women in Science and Technology)! I'm in it, albeit briefly and pseudonymously! ...
Links, Politics, Science: blog carnivals, feminism, gender, impostor syndrome, scientiae, sexism, zombies · 15 comments
... As you may notice, it's based loosely on one of those women's mag articles that tell women who are fed up with doing all the work in their relationship how to ...
22 Oct 2007: Carnivalling
Links, Politics, Science: blog carnivals, civil liberties, scientiae · 1 comment
... and instructions for submission. You want to write about women in science, you know you do! Need a better concept of your own ...
3 Oct 2007: November Scientiae Call for Posts
Politics, Science: blog carnivals, scientiae · 3 comments
... is to provide a space to share "stories of and from women in science, engineering, technology and math." Note the "of". The past few editions have been composed entirely of women's voices. While I think it's appropriate that women's voices should ...
31 Aug 2007: Friday iTunes iChing: Marriage in Iowa
Politics: Friday random ten, Iowa, iTunes iChing, same-sex marriage · 2 comments
... quite so directly to conservative men's desire to control women and install lesbians by their fireplaces, but hey, if iTunes says it, it ...
Human Fuzzies, Politics, Science: feminism, feminisms, history, psychology, racism, rape, sexism, trashy novels, white studies · 3 comments
... This is a fabulously useful overview of classic "women in science" topics. The book is in three parts, covering some history of women in science, "HR issues" and discrimination against female scientists, and ...
29 Aug 2007: Another Year Older, Another Year Fartier
Whimsy: kids today · 5 comments
... has always had a multi-party political system. Women have always been police chiefs in major cities. They were born the year ... “Blue Man Group” has always been everywhere. Women’s studies majors have always been offered on campus. Being a ...
6 Jul 2007: Friday Links and iTunes iChing
Links, Politics, Science, Whimsy: blog carnivals, feminism, Friday random ten, iTunes iChing, poverty · 2 comments
... supply, which suddenly caused the allegations from poor women and women of color that feminism is a movement for middle class white women to snap ...
21 Jun 2007: Asking for a Pony
Politics: academia, blog carnivals, entitlement, grad school, Phi Delta Qoppa, scientiae · 4 comments
... to be reading a section on the codependency movement: Women tend to feel so guilty and anxious about any joyful assertion of ... dish"). .... Certainly it has always been safer for women to feel guilty rather than angry. "As long as popular explanations keep ...
13 Jun 2007: Leaking From the Pipeline (Again)
Personal, Politics, Science: academia, grad school, life as a leak, Phi Delta Qoppa · 14 comments
... it has not escaped my notice that in my department, more women than men seem to have trouble with their qualifying exams (this is based ...
Politics, Science: blog carnivals, peer review, scientiae, sexism · 5 comments
... implications one can read into that brief paragraph: that women's proposals should be judged by lower standards, that truly intelligent women are very rare, that the original broader impacts statement did not ...
Politics, Science: feminism, media, sexism, women in engineering · 22 comments
... completely follow that logic.. And hence, am considering women as well. I just can't imagine men not wanting to watch attractive women talk mechanics and watch them blow things up. Seems about as American as ...
20 Mar 2007: Link Tuesday
Links: anti-racism, blog carnivals, gadgets, scientiae · 1 comment
... as usual... More women in science goodness at Scientiae #2 Gasoline-powered shoes! Russia is ...
13 Mar 2007: Science as Culture, and Cultural Depictions Thereof
Politics, Science: science in pop culture, white supremacist capitalist patriarchy · 9 comments
... of indeterminate gender 1 man of indeterminate race 3 women of indeterminate race 4 men of color 7 white women 8 white people of indeterminate gender 29 white men 0 women of ...
3 Mar 2007: Belated Carnival Post
Politics, Science: academia, anti-racism, blog carnivals, feminism, gender, grad school, scientiae · 17 comments
... and the first-ever edition of Scientiae, the carnival for women and science. I'm sure I've been multiply scooped, but there you have it ... (as in many US unis), great. A lot of students, especially women, never get told they're doing well. [I can't tell you how much ...
Politics: gender, Hillary Clinton, lazy journalism, sexism · 6 comments
... horse race handicappers about the fact that there are women who might not like the idea of a female President (gasp!). I wish I had ... your time marvelling at the strange, disloyal behavior of women! And of course any feminist, or any woman, who supports Clinton will ...
3 Oct 2006: Well I Never
Links, Politics, Science: feminism, sexism, women in science · 5 comments
... mean bias against women in science is the product of deep-rooted misogyny going back for ...
Links, Science: Bay Area geology, blog carnivals, gender, patents, work vs. family · no comments
... Teflon winding deserve to have their toilet overflow. Women in the life sciences don't patent their work as often as men - why? ... upon," he says. In interviews, Stuart found that older women expressed a lot of reservations about patenting. They knew their careers ...
25 Aug 2006: Am I an Old Fart?
Teaching, Whimsy: college mindset, old fogeyism · 9 comments
... by two separate yet equally important groups." Young women's fashions have never been concerned with where the waist is. - this ... use of the word "waist", 'cause all the young women's fashions I've ever been familiar with were obsessed with ...
16 Aug 2006: Oh That Wacky Internet
Links, Science: blog carnivals, Hans Island, Pluto, transphobia · 9 comments
... finally backing off the transphobia? A couple of out transwomen were allowed in last weekend. Awesome. Meanwhile, over at the dust-up ...
15 Aug 2006: Joe Jonah Euclid and the End of the World
Human Fuzzies: Berzerkeley, crackpots · 2 comments
... Thru 1990, 1991, 1992, etc, I kept telling women that we cannot use Spellcraft to Fight Back against the Powerfull ...
12 Aug 2006: How To Grab Google’s Attention
Meta: search requests · 10 comments
... - why don't men kvetch about their sex organs the same way women do? More people arrive at this entry looking for women talking about penises than looking for men talking about ...
8 Aug 2006: My Identity is a List of Links
Links, Politics, Science: angst, anti-racism, porous media, sexism, white studies · 15 comments
... is the natural mechanism by which men assert dominion over women.... And I for one welcome our new battery-powered overlords. ...
3 Aug 2006: Truth, Justice, and the Academic Way
Politics, Science: academia, gender, rhetorical tactics, scientific culture · 32 comments
... sciences. Viewed in such a context, claims that "men and women are different" automatically imply the claim that sexist discrimination ... I think it's fair to go from "sex differences make women do better in some fields than others" to "women are inept at the subjects ...
2 Aug 2006: Shorter Responses to Ben Barres
Politics: academia, gender, sexism, snark, women in science · 12 comments
... They're great! Steven Pinker: To say that I believe women are predisposed not to be scientists is a distortion of my position (that women are predisposed not to be scientists, and also there's discrimination ...
Meta: adsense, search requests · 3 comments
... crop of hilarious search requests: erode penis women would use a penis better than males porn painted like cows those who ...
27 Jul 2006: Coming Down from the Link Rush
Links, Meta: anti-racism, blog carnivals, doing science, erase racism, NASA, panta rei, race in science, racism · 1 comment
I love it when the stars align and people come pouring in from several corners of the blogosphere (or trickling, I suppose; it all depends on your perspective), though perhaps it was just spillover attention from my housemate's friend's fabulous book idea ...
19 Jul 2006: I Read Wifework So You Don’t Have To
Human Fuzzies, Politics: book reviews, feminism, gender, marriage, sexism · 7 comments
... blindness, of course, but this is one of many cases where women collude in their own oppression. Contrariwise, if women openly take a submissive position in marriage, they no longer have to ...
10 Jul 2006: Sunday, Day of Links
Human Fuzzies, Links, Politics, Science: fascist police states, Joseph Campbell, science studies · 2 comments
... seems a bit off-kilter. This is because, while men's and women's experiences are hardly strictly divided along gender lines, the stories ...
27 Jun 2006: Blissfully Unaware of my Peril
Human Fuzzies, Politics: evolutionary psychology, marriage, wedding-industrial complex · 8 comments
... grabbed a copy of Wifework: What Marriage Really Means for Women from the library today. I've just finished reading the introduction; ... how married men are generally better off than married women and that couldn't have anything to do with sexism, could it? Gasp! But in ...
7 Jun 2006: A Brief Discussion of Other People’s Politics
Politics: climate change, plumbers, rhetorical tactics · 5 comments
... last time I dealt with a plumber, he told me all about how women were too delicate to fix toilets while I flabbergasted politely; this ...
11 May 2006: Wine is for Men*
Human Fuzzies, Politics: lazy journalism, wine · 2 comments
... appreciation for the tired narrative** of Men Act Suave, Women Coo Appreciatively - but when you're writing for a deadline, you conjure ... I'm being heteronormative by not including queer women in my post title. But come on, when we're dealing with stereotypes, ...
24 Apr 2006: Brains in Jars Have Needs Too
Politics, Science: academia, mentoring, science studies · no comments
Blog-fixing-upping won't happen until June, but it will happen - and almost certainly under the same familiar brand and domain name, archives to be restored just as soon as I can figure out how. Meanwhile: On mentoring: In fact, I'd go so far as to s ...
18 Apr 2006: There Goes $14,000
Politics: academia, money, sexism · 14 comments
... on the gender pay gap in academia: Academic DisciplineWomenMenN WomenMenFemale differential Earth, Atmosphere, and Oceanographic ...
7 Apr 2006: Insomnia, Slightly Beer-Induced
Links: Friday random ten, search requests · 9 comments
I woke up at 4:30 this morning and couldn't get back to sleep until 7:30. Graah! Is all I have to say to that. And, I met a set of potential housemates last night, for beer, which motivates today's Oracle question: if it bothers you that your housemates do ...
25 Mar 2006: Breaking News: Video Games Still Sexist
Personal, Politics: sexism, stereotypes, video games · 2 comments
... betrayal, murder and sex -- you know, all the things women like," says Mary Schuyler, the producer of the title at Buena Vista ... toward female players. "There aren't a lot of games for women today, but this is one where women will really have a good time," Schuyler says. And by "really have a ...
17 Mar 2006: Friday iTunes 8Ball
Whimsy: Friday random ten, iTunes iChing · no comments
... at my funeral? Pulley - Hooray for Me What type of men/women do I like? Wolfstone - John Simmers What is my day going to be ...
13 Mar 2006: The Rhetoric of Patriarchy
Human Fuzzies, Politics: feminism, patriarchy, rhetorical tactics, words · no comments
... - even so, female authors were a minority. When I saw women using the word, it was mostly because they were either committed to a ...
14 Feb 2006: You Say Patriarchy, I Say Pahtriarchy
Politics: feminisms, patriarchy, rhetorical nit-picking · 4 comments
... morning drinking my joe and reading Rubin's The Traffic In Women wherein she explains why the term is anlaytically useless: "(A)ny ... pretty damn common. And when the stick-ends are uneven, women get the short one; to treat this as a series of specificities is ...
7 Feb 2006: Oh Look, the “Jobs for Men” Section
Personal, Politics: advertising, sexism · no comments
... bad gender day. **There were token testimonials from saleswomen on the site, but not enough to challenge the obvious targeting of this ...
4 Feb 2006: Easy glide
Human Fuzzies: queerness, swear words · no comments
... Lady isn't real, that she doesn't really represent what women really are. And, thus, it is not simply that the assfucking isn't real, ...
31 Jan 2006: Procrastinating Things
Links, Politics: blog carnivals, denmark, offensive humor, patriarchy, psychology, racism, relationships · 3 comments
... with the job. Part two: analyzing relationship issues is "women's work", which means men tend not to develop the l33test emotional ... I've been reading Dana Becker's The Myth Of Empowerment: Women And The Therapeutic Culture In America, which draws a line straight from ...
20 Jan 2006: Scientists, Not People
Science: literature, science in pop culture · 8 comments
... picture scientists as "normal young and attractive men and women". ... Among those who said they would not like to be scientists, ...
19 Jan 2006: Go Grey Lady Go!
Politics, Science: evolutionary psychology, lazy journalism · 2 comments
... avengers. Men appear to get greater satisfaction than women when witnessing retribution, research suggests. Both leads highlight ...
22 Dec 2005: All I Haven’t Said
Links, Personal, Politics, Teaching: ambition, Caltech, death penalty, liberty, white studies · 3 comments
... have lots of swear words). Many On the importance of women carrying sticks. All that needs to be said about the death ...
26 Nov 2005: My Neighbors Are Penis Zombies
Politics: Berzerkeley, rape, sexism · 4 comments
... method is an effective form of birth control 42% think women's shoes are erotic 5% would slip a woman a drug to increase the chances ... And you can say "our study can't be generalized to women" without adding a 345-character digression on the placid, easygoing ...
23 Nov 2005: Own Your Own Conditional Penultimate Paragraphs
Human Fuzzies, Politics, Science: feminism, rhetorical tactics, scientific culture · 2 comments
... it's essentially a recapitulation of the "there are no women bloggers 'cause the blogosphere is too vicious" hypothesis, but with ... as the widely recognized, severe under-representation of women in physics has been analysed thoroughly, and from many angles, and nobody ...
14 Nov 2005: Eaten the First Time
Links: anti-racism, Barack Obama, blog carnivals, new holiday, pirates, student parents, women in science, work vs. family · 1 comment
... it, the best comment was from Kieran Healey: Who knew that women in science reproduce by parthenogenesis? - there are satisfyingly many ... thread who seem to agree with me that this oughtn't be the women's issue that it is. With that, you can skip directly to a partial ...
23 Oct 2005: Peevishness and Science
Human Fuzzies, Links: pep bands, project management · no comments
... sort of way. Happy 30th anniversary of the Icelandic women's strike! Theorems don't count until they've been proved in a ...
7 Oct 2005: Friday Review of Stuff
Human Fuzzies, Politics: Berzerkeley, restaurant reviews · 5 comments
... I hear from my darling friend R. that the YDA Women's Caucus needs a new web site. Internetty feminist revolutionaries, this ...
21 Sep 2005: Balancing Work and Family: Just Use Your Penis
Politics: lazy journalism, lifestyles of the privileged minority, sexism, work vs. family · 2 comments
... back on work or stop working entirely. About half of those women said they planned to work part time, and about half wanted to stop work ... the vital life-balancing tool that is the penis, we women just can't expect to have both children and a career. Penises are ...
9 Sep 2005: Anecdotes
Personal, Politics: academia, co-op living, feminism, rhetorical tactics, sexism · 4 comments
... calling out "hey beautiful! Hey sexy!" to all the passing women. I asked him why he was doing that; he claimed it was a device for ... bapped someone on the head for making a comment about women being unpredictable, he came up to me later to talk about it! ...
13 Aug 2005: Fookin’ Marketing
Personal, Politics: i hate everything, magazines, sexism · 1 comment
... They're so gendered! Aagh! The worst bit is when the women's is labeled "women's" and the men's is labeled "auto/hobby" - where "hobby" apparently ...
3 Aug 2005: Travelogue! Days 0-3
Personal: photoblog · 5 comments
... I found lying around the hostel included Conservative Women Pressure for Gender Equality and Whaling Still Banned, which seems to be ...
15 Jul 2005: Father Dollard’s Hornpipe
Human Fuzzies: folk music, have an mp3, sheet music · no comments
Father Dollard was a poet; I have no particular reason to think this hornpipe was named after him, but I have no reason not to, either. This is performed by pennywhistler extraordinaire Mary Bergin, on Feadoga Stain 2; Father Dollard's Hornpipe is the s ...
30 Jun 2005: Offloading Tangential Meta-Rape Discussion Gripes
Politics: rape, rhetorical nit-picking, rhetorical tactics, the Pussy Oversoul · no comments
... Beyerstein's comment: Our society's attitude towards women and sexual risk maps onto its attitude towards stewardship of other ... property. Basically, the public scolds act as if all women had some fiduciary duty to manage society's scarce pussy resources ...
24 Jun 2005: Friday Hangover Blogging
Personal: search requests · 4 comments
... punchlines chronology of apparatus why women shouldn't use corn on the cob No random ten for you today, nyah! ...
12 Jun 2005: Chronology
Personal, Politics: fashion, feminism, plumbers, sexism · 9 comments
... daydream career for me sometimes - the topic got on to "women's lib" and women in the trades and oh! How I wished La Lubu were around! My nonspecific ...
Personal, Politics: advertising, craigslist, feminism, feminisms, racism, sexism, the Ur-Oppression, torture · 6 comments
Given my unemployment and the fact that the real moving frenzy hasn't started yet, I haven't been posting much. Since I don't have quite enough crap to support a proper yard sale, I've been devoting my creative energies to describing it all on craigslist. ...
3 Jun 2005: Mr. Clean on the Path to Anti-Feminism
Politics: capitalism sucks, domesticity, empowerfulness, funny · 16 comments
... spring and summer, Mr. Clean MagicReach is empowering women across America to free themselves from the tiresome task of household ... pro-feminist activities. I imagine him saying "I respect women! Please see how clean and comfortable the inside of my tour bus is!" ...
Whimsy: Friday random ten, search requests · 6 comments
... Madden - Song of the Irish Whistle - The Mountain Of Women Tony Elman - Swingin' on a Gate - La Bastringue De Zwervende Keien - ...
Links, Politics: feminism, rhetorical tactics, the Pussy Oversoul · no comments
... Samantha: I have a friend who sometimes tries the "you women have all the pussy power" argument. We'll be in a boisterous row (his ... to anything I have to say about men having more power than women. I've learned when it comes up to stand, grab my crotch and loudly ...
1 Jun 2005: Academic Insecurity Builds Character
Personal, Politics, Science: academia, brain in a jar, impostor syndrome · 6 comments
... systematically overoptimistic - who are disproportionately women (and minorities, if I remember things right, but I can't find a solid ...
23 May 2005: In Lieu of Zurgh Urfle Blah
Links, Politics: kittens, networking, science jokes, women in science · 4 comments
... because a couple of the more successful, full-professor women sat on a panel and complained that not enough young women apply for faculty positions, and that's part of why there aren't more ...
9 May 2005: Deconstructing Teh Funnay
Politics: offensive humor, rhetorical tactics · 9 comments
... for convenience) and an ostensible list of funny things women put down on the "father" space of their children's welfare applications. ...
4 May 2005: California Senate Bill 5: Freedom is Coming!
Politics: academic freedom, California politics · 4 comments
... cranky old anti-feminists put their tampons (Women's Studies) Whether or not "Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure" ...
Politics: lifestyles of the privileged minority, masculinity · 11 comments
... comment chez Hugo: Even in American society, I think women have a very different relationship to their bodies than men do. Our ...
3 May 2005: Two Tuesday Links
Links, Personal: Brazil, masculinity · 6 comments
... it seems like a reasonable topic for same-sex bonding. Women (in my experience) do it all the time, blah blah uterus blah. Him: ...
28 Apr 2005: Friday Random Ten-and-Twelve
Whimsy: Friday random ten, search requests · 2 comments
... young men not willing to have children and what the women think Handmaid's Tale ...
27 Apr 2005: Defamation in the Congressional Record, hoorah!
Politics: abortion, Congressional shenanigans · 6 comments
Well here's a nice tactic: take an otherwise innocuous legislative amendment designed to exempt grandmothers and Greyhound drivers from liability for transporting a minor across state lines for medicinal purposes, and rewrite the summary to say the amendme ...
25 Apr 2005: Feminisms
Politics: feminism, feminisms, ideological boundary police · 7 comments
... anger is called for). Feminism does not insist that all women live in one way; it is not intolerant or resentful; it does not rejoice ... deals with gender in a way that, on balance, harms women. This is a problem that must be corrected. You'll notice that they ...
18 Apr 2005: Reading Material
Links: anger, environmentalism, gender, kittens, motherhood, pharmacists, theology · 12 comments
Women and anger: Our culture has a huge problem with women who do not appear to be happy every hour of the day and night. I believe ... reality, as Bernadine P Healy says in the Journal of Women's Health, Vol 7(4), pp. 393-394: ".... studies have shown that within ...
14 Mar 2005: Middle Klass
Personal, Politics: academia, classism, money · 14 comments
... I'm a good person! I recognize my male privilege and treat women with respect! I am sad that women don't return my affection and trust right away, and this sadness has ...
Personal: menstruation, TMI · 49 comments
... with our week's worth of continuous flow. No, modern women are called upon to perform deft maneuvers with a piece of toilet paper, ...
27 Feb 2005: Three Parts
Links, Personal: gender, grad school, memes, nudity, sexual tension · 16 comments
... to me that there are four types: Men who don't see women as full-fledged human beings. Men who do manage to see women as human beings, but not as sexual beings, or have a classic virgin/whore ...
23 Feb 2005: Gender Blogrolls Quick Post
Meta: blogroll, gender · no comments
... Metafilter or any of that crap - encompasses 28 men, 24 women, 6 male-dominated group blogs, and a whole bunch of people whose genders ...
17 Feb 2005: Initiative
Politics: dating, feminism, gender, rape · 3 comments
... primarily concerned, here, with the practice of telling women that traditional gender roles will keep us safe(r). While there are ... against the sense of entitlement some men feel to "their" women. Starting a relationship with Mr. Unknown Bookstoreman is risky, sure. ...
15 Feb 2005: How to Ward Off Rapists
Politics, Whimsy: rape, satire · 8 comments
... me of the sorry state of the common wisdom imparted to women as regards our personal safety: we are given nonsensical instructions ... their bearers lack true faith in the power of God. Women who wish to use feminist tests such as the name of Andrea Dworkin do not ...
17 Jan 2005: The Daily Day: MLK Edition
Personal, Politics: colds, Larry Summers, Martin Luther King Jr., mathematics, nurturing, sexism · 4 comments
If liberal culture was more firmly entrenched, wouldn't we all recognize that the failure to give one's employees a day off "for diversity" is the same thing as allowing the Klan to solicit contributions in the cubicle farm? Racism hurts everyone, white ...
10 Jan 2005: The Sheep Are Still Scared
Politics: gender, sexism · 2 comments
... blah burble doo. Somewhere in there, the statement "women are attracted to masculine men, men are attracted to feminine women" is supposed to be uncontroversial, have a clear, agreed-upon meaning, ...
6 Dec 2004: An N Things Post: N=2, Politics
Links, Politics: gender, US party politics, USDA · no comments
... Democratic party: I: bouncing off the marginalization of women in the punditry and II: a succinct followup: You cannot reply to ...
20 Nov 2004: Abortion Post Alpha
Politics: abortion, ethics, organ donation · 22 comments
... be somewhat riskier****, and oh yeah, it only happens to women. I can't read about shit like this***** without wondering what would ...
14 Oct 2004: Fuck You Too
Politics: impeach Bush, sexism · 24 comments
"Fuck you too, asshole" is supposed to be for the jackass in the SUV who just cut me off... not goofy U.N. initiatives: The United States has refused to join 85 heads of state and government in signing a statement that endorses a 10-year-old U.N. plan t ...
Personal: cubicle living · 3 comments
... knee cubby. Do the same people design desks who design women's shoes? I'm not unusually fidgety but man am I ever sick of banging my ...
5 Oct 2004: Endorsements for Los Angeles Judicial Offices
Politics: endorsements, local elections, Los Angeles · 4 comments
... 18, 29, 52, 53, and 69. They're based on the League of Women Voters questionnaire; my sample ballot is only lightly marked in pencil ... didn't even answer all the questions. Fear the League of Women Voters questionnaire, David Lopez! Fear it now! UPDATE: As it turns ...
17 Sep 2004: Rhetorical Gatekeeping, Gender, Etc.
Meta, Politics: blogular wanking, feminism, gender, rhetorical tactics · 2 comments
... basic premises is not only irritating (which is why women so often get "shrill" or "angry" when they're interrupted YET AGAIN, and ... seems to me that this kind of thing happens a lot more to women bloggers than it does to men. And I think that people should think about ...
13 Sep 2004: No Vegetables for the Poor
Politics: classism, USDA, welfare · 2 comments
My high school government teacher was a firm believer in the notion that poor mothers, if left to their own devices, would feed their children nothing but tequila and Cadillacs. So she was a huge fan of the WIC program and its restrictive couponing system, ...
24 Feb 2004: Petty Consumer Activism
Politics: advertising, Food and Drug Administration, funny, open letters, sexism, soup · 6 comments
... and I believe that this expectation contributes to women's continuing difficulties in the upper echelons of the workforce. I ...
18 Feb 2004: Spam Literary Identities
Aimless: · 1 comment
... young men awkwardly refuse to notice the complete lack of women in their narratives, and saccharine children's books and I'm set! At ...
27 Oct 2003: Numbered List: I Am Smoke
Personal: adventures, fascist police states, fire, in the desert · 3 comments
... the necessary car-length of progress before a couple of women on their way to Palm Springs decided that they also wanted to investigate ...
21 Feb 2003: Someone’s Back
Meta: · no comments
... to another, it's an invitation to a slut contest. The women involved must quibble at length over who is the least ladylike, making ...
1 Dec 2002: oh yeah, thanks
Personal: · 3 comments
... not thankful for finals, George W. Bush, books about why women should be submissive in marriage, or quarters that have been too ...
26 Sep 2002: Invaded
Human Fuzzies, Personal: movie reviews, not quite porn · no comments
... an entire womens volleyball team in my kitchen. They're making lasagne. I almost feel ...
Links: guest posts · 1 comment
"An unemployed Italian man from Turin has been charged with fraud, harassment and damage to property after allegedly orchestrating at least 500 car crashes in a doomed effort to meet young women." ...
9 May 2002: Super Someone
Meta, Whimsy: fan mail, Internet doodads · no comments
... and all he's ever gonna have. [William Munny, killer of women and children - and Little Bill, for what he did to Ned.] Yup. Today, I ...
16 Mar 2002: Someone’s a Cruel Landlord
Meta: · no comments
... a bit short on shoes. If these people bring something in a women's size 8 they'll be more than ...
14 Feb 2002: Heart Moon Puppy Love Muffin
Personal, Politics: doctors, hair, Valentine's Day · no comments
... is that the only reason? has your experience shown that women are more likely to follow doctor's orders if you appeal to their desire ...
12 Feb 2002: Haul, boys, Haul!
Politics: · 1 comment
... put out some figures a couple years ago showing that the women's mean grade point average at Tech was a tenth of a point (out of 4) ... one creepy grad student who keeps flirting with everybody? Women are more vulnerable than men to iron deficiency, which has been linked to ...
8 Feb 2002: Decisions, decisions…
Links: · no comments
... [Dekker] said. Professor Dekker surveyed 85 pregnant women, about half of whom had pre-eclampsia, in Amsterdam. He found that 82 per ...
17 Jan 2002: It Wasn’t Joan Jett
Personal, Politics: · no comments
... one of you can tell me the answers. Why were there so few women trying out? I didn't think to count, but the ratio was noticeably worse ... have maybe tried to sit in, but there was one of those women doing the organizing who yelled like she was excited all the time and I ...
23 Nov 2001: synchronizing
Human Fuzzies, Personal: · no comments
... that lately and it's good stuff. So I saw the link to the "women's fiction" section and clicked on it... yes, I should have known better, ... novels? Sure, they may be targeted at hormone-sopped women of all ages, but I heartily resent the implication that such a literary ...
13 Nov 2001: solen skinner så meget
Personal: · no comments
I walked out of class today and there was this bright yellow thing hanging low in the southern sky, which was inexplicably saturated with blue and there was no water coming out of it either. At first I thought I had woken up in California and this had all ...
18 Sep 2001: Those of you who are
Politics: · no comments
... gender rather than sex, where I would almost always use "women." (NB! I'm a hairy legged feminist, and I may be missing a similar ...
31 Aug 2001: bandwagon meme
Whimsy: · no comments
... to it. Plus assorted soft beeps for no reason at all. Two women conversing in low tones, far enough away that I can't even tell what ...
16 Jul 2001: mistaken identity
Meta, Politics: · no comments
... aunt's baby shower was today. It was cute, a roomful of women oohing and aahing over tiny socks. Meanwhile, all the associated men were ...