Feminism

  • Fetal Heartbeat Bills: No Fetus, No Heartbeat, No Heart

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Last week, Texas governor Greg Abbott made a bold declaration in favor of bodily autonomy and women’s rights, saying “Texans, not government (sic), should decide their best health practices.” Wow, that’s so great, I love it, I’m sure this executive…

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  • Punishing Women for Speaking Up

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Back at the end of February, I made a big fat mistake. I posted a video about a male doctor who seemed to me to be bullying a female doctor because she said that he treated her in a sexist…

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  • Banning Masks in a Pandemic (But Only for Muslim Women)

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! So I was scrolling through news headlines the other day and I saw something that made me stop and just have, like, a full 5 second pause during which I tried to figure out which timeline I was currently in.…

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  • How Men are (Really) Discriminated Against in the Workplace

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! “Men obstructed from entering female-dominated occupations,” oh my god you guys we did it. Sexism against women is over! The feminists have upended patriarchy and instituted matriarchy. Ha ha, we said we wanted equality but what we really meant was…

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  • The Coolest Woman I Have Ever Met…

    Today I had a meeting with a woman who is, in all seriousness, the coolest woman I have ever met. I feel the need to convey her coolness to you in this post because it is a mitzvah to share this level of coolness with others. A story about the coolest woman I’ve ever met…(Source) We met each other through…

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  • First Mary Sue? First SciFi?

    ... the Thrice Noble, Illustrious, and Excellent Princesse, The Duchess of Newcastle publishes a book that has been called the first example of science fiction and the first occurrence of the Mary Sue trope. Its full title is The Description of a New World, Called the Blazing World and while I don't exactly recommend reading it, you should know about…

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    Andy Mills, Audio Producer and Noted Harasser of Women, Keeps Failing Upwards

    I listen to a lot of podcasts and radio shows, and yet I had never heard of Andy Mills until women in radio started speaking out against him. If you have ever listened to Radiolab (on WNYC) or the shows Caliphate and The Daily (from the New York Times), then you’ve heard his work. He’s audio producer with a reputation…

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  • Do Not Give Away Our Shot!!

    I woke up at about 2 am to use the bathroom, as women my age are prone to do. After a profoundly unsatisfying pee, I checked Twitter. I’ve got a friend on a crazy COVID-19 sleep schedule and he’s usually up at about that time. He’s got a perfume blog that you should check out. Remember blog rolls? I miss…

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