With them, the president is normalizing a patriarchal, sexist, adversarial take on parenthood — and on fathering daughters specifically.
[cross-posted to Shakesville] Hey everyone, I’m Napalmnacey. I’ve blogged for years informally at my LJ, logansrogue, and now I’m contributing at Hoyden! I’m an artist, musician and singer, and I’m working on my first novel. I write and draw comics… Read More ›
A couple of weeks ago, guest Hoyden Orlando asked why Triple J’s first draft of a “potted history of music” failed to showcase significant numbers of women. (The history has since been edited.) The “Hottest 100 Of All Time” has… Read More ›
Today’s Guest Hoyden is regular commentor orlando, who returned to Sydney last year after a time living in the UK. Over at Triple J right now it’s “Male Week”. The ABC’s Australia-wide, government funded youth music radio station has dedicated… Read More ›
Fivethirtyeight.com is a polling wonk’s delight. If you have a fraction of a passing interest in psephology, you can lose hours of your life there. I screenshottified this comment (image text below*) because I’m still having trouble believing my eyes:… Read More ›
Reprinted with permission, from a poster at the EssentialBaby forum. Emphasis is mine. Phone rings. I pick up phone while kids are playing in the background. Me: “Hello?” Telemarketer (TM): [On hearing the noise] “Oh… you’re a Mum!” Me: “Ummmm…… Read More ›