Feminism

  • JK Rowling is a TERF (but You Can Still Enjoy Harry Potter)

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: JK Rowling, who you may know as the author of the theory that wizards don’t need indoor plumbing because they can just shit on the floor and then magic it away, has finally, officially come out as a TERF…

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    Abuse of Abuse

    This post has been cowritten with Maria Walters. It includes discussion of domestic abuse, especially emotional and psychological abuse. Last week, the news reported that the editor-in-chief of Christianity Today, an evangelical newspaper founded by Billy Graham, called for Trump’s removal from office. There have been many different takes on what this means… but I don’t want to talk about…

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  • Governor Releases Rapist & Calls Victim Liar: “Her Hymen was Intact”

    Matt Bevin was the Republican governor of the state of Kentucky from 2015 to 2019. He was defeated this year by Democrat Andy Beshear, which was a pretty momentous occasion considering how deeply Republican Kentucky tends to be. It was a very close race, and Bevin declared that rampant voter fraud had occurred and demanded a review of the results.…

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  • Gabrielle Union Fired from America’s Got Talent for Speaking Up About Bullshit

    Gabrielle Union was one of my favorite celebrities even before she was a judge on one of my favorite schmaltzy competition shows: America’s Got Talent. She consistently uses her platform as a celebrity to speak up about social justice issues and I am here for it. She rode on a float with her child Zion Wade in the Miami Pride parade…

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  • Dr Fiona Hill Brings the Fire

    Have y’all been watching the impeachment hearings? I have to admit, for many of us, it’s getting exhausting. We’ve been watching Russian influence take hold of our government for four years. None of what is being revealed seems new, but it is refreshing to see some non-partisan government officials with a moral compass standing up and speaking truth to power.…

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  • Why Men Should Have the Right to Not Be Parents

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Last week I had a spicy take. I mean, let’s be honest, I have a spicy take at least three times a day, but this is one that I Tweeted, and it got a very mixed reaction. I found…

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    Mansplain Monday: When Men Explain Things To You By Citing You

    Mansplain Mondays are back! You might remember it as the feature that became especially meta when men began responding to the existence of our Mansplain Monday posts by mansplaining the concept of “mansplaining.” For our new Mansplain Mondays we will be featuring an especially funny example of mansplaining that we’ve come across that week, because if we can’t stop men…

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  • TERFs Lose Their Minds Over Disposable Menstrual Pad Wrappers

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: I’m sad to announce that women have been eliminated. All of them. Even me. Cause of death? Menstrual pad marketing decisions. Goodbye, cruel world. This news comes to us courtesy of Julie Bindel, an apparently quite prominent feminist in…

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