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By tigtog on July 15, 2011
Ironically, no one hates high pressure sales tactics more than skeptics. We can’t stand it when a sales associate gets in our face and uses cheap psychological tricks to try to make us buy stuff we don’t want. We take it as an insult to our intelligence. We resent it.
By tigtog on July 7, 2011
How very disappointing, but sadly not surprising, that he turned out be such a smug, patronising git about more than just religious beliefs.
By Jo Tamar on February 8, 2011
Two main “facts” in the headline. Two main “facts” completely and utterly wrong.
By Jo Tamar on January 24, 2011
Because I’m pretty sure I’ve already won our game of bingo.
By Jo Tamar on January 20, 2011
I thought Venus Williams was here to play tennis.
By Jo Tamar on October 22, 2010
Headlines: “Student becomes new police chief in Mexican town” vs “Just 20, young mother becomes Mexican top cop”
By Guest Hoyden on August 3, 2010
On a day that the Coalition was devoting to winning the women’s vote, Mr Abbott questioned whether when Julia Gillard says no, she really means it.
By Lauredhel on October 25, 2009
The Birth Whisperer (and just about everyplace else in the birthosphere) has published a sign posted in the Aspen Women’s Center in Utah, USA. Description: A teal sign on an office wall, reading: Because the physicians at Aspen Women’s Center care about the quality of their patient’s[sic] deliveries and are very concerned about the welfare […]
By Lauredhel on April 16, 2009
In Barnett rules out breastfeeding legislation, the West talks about WA Premier Colin Barnett’s appearance on the 6PR Breakfast Show. Barnett ruled out bringing WA into line with other states with regards to adding breastfeeding discrimination to the Equal Opportunity Act. He wants less legislation on discrimination, not more, preferring instead that “common sense and […]
Posted in gender & feminism, law & order, Politics, social justice | Tagged bigotry, breastfeeding, colin barnett, discrimination, misogyny, moral panics, perth, reproductive justice, sexism, western australia | 8 Responses
By Lauredhel on February 20, 2009
We’ve done the other Bingos, and this one’s long overdue. With a nod to all the misogynist trolls out there who’ve provided the material for this card, I present: Antibreastfeeding Bingo! It’s focussed on public breastfeeding conversations, not “mommy wars” type conversations, which are well covered by the Bingo at Mom’s Tinfoil Hat, and by […]
Posted in Culture, gender & feminism, law & order, Meta, social justice | Tagged abuse, babies, baby, bigotry, breastfeeding, breasts, conversations, gratuitous ogling, misogyny, moral panics, mums, Play Bingo!, reproductive justice, women | 58 Responses