Category Archives: Commentary

Feminism Now

Tonight we are hosting a talk on the history of Feminism. I am thinking about what that means. Many of us who have lived through most of the “waves” are trying to figure out what we should be doing, how we should feel, what we still want. Continue reading

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Body Image

If you are a woman in this country (and many others) you have experienced extreme reactions to your perceptions of your body. You might be dealing with weight issues, or perhaps there is a feature you hate. Men on the other hand seem to avoid this dilemma. Here is an old cartoon that captures this well:

What men and women see when they look in the mirror.

Today I watched a video …a woman named Lily Myers wrote an amazing poem about this and I wanted to share it here…. Continue reading

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Guest Post- Syd Leroy- What You Need to Know About Emergency Contraception… In a Web Comic!

Comic artist Erika Moen created this super cute and succinct web comic to explain the morning-after pill, what it does and what it doesn’t. Released just weeks after we received the great news that the Plan B pill is now available over the counter to women of all ages. From her Oh Joy Sex Toy series on Bitch Magazine. Continue reading

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