Feminism

  • Photo of How JK Rowling Helped Stall the Equality Act

    How JK Rowling Helped Stall the Equality Act

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Last year I made a video about JK Rowling, who used to be the author of the Harry Potter series though apparently it turns out that the true author was really Hatsune Miku, some kind of Japanese teen girl…

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  • Photo of “Nannogenic” – because “we put sand in our pads” doesn’t sell product

    “Nannogenic” – because “we put sand in our pads” doesn’t sell product

    I don’t pay a lot of attention in the sanitary products aisle when I go shopping, but this box caught my eye. (Images below.) I initially thought the illustration on the box showed molded plastic, with some sort of speaker and that this was a truly weird product that would hum period pains away. I freely admit it is possible…

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  • Photo of Men to Decide Whether Women Deserve Medicine

    Men to Decide Whether Women Deserve Medicine

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: The best thing about living in the time of a pandemic is the fact that most of the usual shit that we had to deal with before is still happening. Sure, school shootings are way down thanks to the…

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  • Photo of Three Rants About Our Present Situation

    Three Rants About Our Present Situation

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: I was having trouble coming up with a video this week and eventually I realized that after two months of watching the complete clusterfuck that is the US response to COVID-19, I just have all these mostly unconnected rage…

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  • Photo of Why Yes, Mayo Clinic. Even the Vice President of the United States Can Transmit COVID-19

    Why Yes, Mayo Clinic. Even the Vice President of the United States Can Transmit COVID-19

    Three days after I gave birth to my youngest child TD, I developed the worst fever I’ve ever had in my life. My teeth chattered so badly I thought my jaw would break and I simultaneously sweat through my bedding and shooks with chills. I had developed Puerperal Fever, colloquially known as “Childbed Fever.” When my temperature hit 104F, I…

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  • Photo of What Can We Learn from Female World Leaders?

    What Can We Learn from Female World Leaders?

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Writing for Forbes, Avivah Wittenberg-Cox says that the female leaders of Iceland, Taiwan, Germany, New Zealand, Finland, Iceland, and Denmark had the best responses to COVID-19. She says that these female leaders can teach us something that male leaders…

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  • Photo of Lemon Cakes and Eyeliner

    Lemon Cakes and Eyeliner

    Content Note: This post includes discussion of domestic abuse and stories of survivors of abuse. Living through a global pandemic is a strange and frustrating thing. For those of us lucky enough to be able to work at home without major financial or physical implications, these days are a bizarre combination of extreme boredom and extreme anxiety. For me, one…

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  • Photo of This Celebrity Shaman has Discovered a Natural Way to Prevent COVID-19 (And Other Lies)

    This Celebrity Shaman has Discovered a Natural Way to Prevent COVID-19 (And Other Lies)

    This crisis is putting a bright spotlight on a lot of society’s problems for all that are willing to see. The US economy was already a broken system with no support for those in crisis, it’s just that now there are more in crisis. Forcing people to chose between a pay check and staying home sick was always a public…

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