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Jun 20 2014

Guess who got posted about on ChimpOut again?

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This might be my favorite ChimpOut thread I’ve been featured on because it’s so juvenile. I mean, it’s still racist and ignorant, but it’s also almost quaint in it’s schoolyard level antics. For example, they said I was secretly a man by posting a link to Austin Powers: They also seem to be under the …

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May 12 2014

I Get Racist and Sexist Hate Mail

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In case anyone thought that the amount of racist hate I was getting had died down since my last post about this, I am afraid I must dispel that notion. For those catching up, Thanksgiving of 2012 my dad ceased contact with me because he found out I was dating a black guy.  Just under …

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Jan 24 2014

My flannel-clad boyfriend responds to 23 fashion trends men hate

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Presented for your Friday entertainment. Dustin was surfing around on Facebook and saw this video Top 8 Beauty Trends Men Hate! and asked me why he was seeing it everywhere.  I then had to explain to him this horrifically sexist Huffington Post article that had been getting a lot of flak.  I decided to record …

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Oct 15 2012

Ellen on Bic pens for people with lady parts

I know the Bic jokes have been going around, but Ellen really nails it.

Aug 02 2012

News Flash: Sexism still a huge problem

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The following is a screencap of a Facebook conversation happening right now.  It is a lesson in how not to be welcoming to women in the movement.  And I would like to point out that the person who is recievng this abuse is a woman in a position of power.  I cannot imagine what a …

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Jun 17 2012

Feminism, Privilege, and Learning About Humility

This is a guest post from Patrick Mitchell, and does not necessarily reflect the views of Ashley F. Miller One year ago, after one of the most agonizing struggles of my life, I finally shook off the chains of fundamentalist Christianity, leaving me free to explore ideas in a way I never dreamt possible: in …

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Jun 02 2012

DJ Fact Correction

I generally don’t take the time to fact correct every random person who misrepresents what I say, because it’s a herculean task, but I’m surprised to find, after all the positive back and forth between us, that DJ went and said this: All we knew about was that someone was removed from the speaker reception because …

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May 30 2012

Harassment at TAM9

EDIT: More information in a follow-up post So, Greg Laden has a post on FtB about DJ Grothe making some kind of horrible comments about how women who complain about harassment are making women afraid to come to conferences.  And that, as far as he knows, he is unaware of any reports of harassment.  Which …

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Jan 24 2012

Ron Paul: Best of Comments as Interpreted by a Hippo

You may recall my post about why I think Ron Paul is a bad choice for secular voters and the horrific responses I got.  So did this hippo.  I could set it up more than that, but why?  Everyone should watch this.  It’s amazing.

Oct 24 2010

Pirates of the Caribbean Ride Promotes Sexual Slavery?

I want you to go read the most absurd thing I’ve ever read in my life.  Here’s a brief glimpse: So why is Disneyland still asking us to laugh at an overt depiction of sexual slavery in its popular Pirates of the Caribbean ride? Disney has unparalleled power to shape young hearts and minds. If …

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