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Props to my English professor for sending our class this video with the commentary: “(This) definitely got a “really?” from me…I find it hard to believe that they can get away with these kinds of gender stereotypes in 2011.” I concur. Really, Tide? REALLY?

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Facebook removes rape “joke” pages

From: discoverfeminism.com |

Well, it’s about damn time. Violet Blue reports:

Leave Kim Alone!

From: discoverfeminism.com |

  I upgraded my cable package a few years ago and have been keeping up with the Kardashians for a few seasons now. I’m not sure what happened the first few years, but thanks to E! marathons I am certain that I’m up to speed. I have no problems admitting that I’m a fan of the show. It only comes second to my beloved Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane. I thoroughly enjoy watching both shows for very similar reasons:

Guaranteeing Access, One Dollar at a Time

From: discoverfeminism.com |

When Serena proposed the idea of focusing on gratitude this month by honoring pro-choice advocates, I immediately knew who I’d choose: the people that make sure that women who need abortions have the money to do so. Working in either local funds or the funding arms of major organizations is not an easy job.

“Best of” Ashley Lauren Articles on GAB

From: discoverfeminism.com |

Today we're going to start off the category of the "Best of Editors" series with GAB Senior Editor Ashley Lauren (to read more about our "Best of Series," click here). She joined GAB as a Senior Editor back in May of this year, but has been connected with the feminist blogging world for quite some time. Read her bio below.

Thesis on God, Part Two: Heather’s Ontological Argument on the God-Theory

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My views, which oppose arguments for the existence of God, are strictly speaking, against Monotheistic or Polytheistic version of God(s). I accept that God, to others can a be a way to find peace, God is something spiritual to them. I am attacking the idea that God is real, but I do not wish to attack anyone who enjoys a Buddhist or New Age approach to God. I don’t want to attack anyone for that matter, either.

Facebook Page Confusion

From: discoverfeminism.com |

So while trolling facebook I’ve come across the same facebook page over and over again and I still don’t know what it means. It reads, ‘I want a good relationship, not some worthless relationshit.’ I do not know what this page is really about. Ninety-percent of the facebook page has pictures to like and the other ten percent has heterosexual couple’s cute little love stories. It’s not clear as to what ‘relationshit’ means. Perhaps it means abuse? I don’t know, but since there are only white, able-bodied  heterosexual couples being posted about I am guessing the ‘relationshit’ or the good relationship criteria only applies to them.

Support Women Artists Sunday: Maria Bamford

From: discoverfeminism.com |

So, I’m breaking the musician mold this week with something a little different…a female comedian! And not just any female comedian but one of my favorite comedians of all time. I present to you Maria Bamford: Maria Bamford (born September 3, 1970) is an American stand-up comedian and voice actor. She is best known for her portrayal of her dysfunctional family and self-deprecating comedy involving jokes about depression. Her comedy style draws upon surrealism and incorporates voice impressions that good-naturedly mock various character types. Comic Patton Oswalt has called her one of the most creative and original comics working today.

Music paste up: Lauren Laverne and two up and coming events in Manchester

From: discoverfeminism.com |

Speakers confirmed so far include Morgan Quaintance, the former guitarist in Does It Offend You Yeah?, and "all female London based trio An Experiment On A Bird In The Air Pump,who suddenly disbanded after recording their debut album with the legendary Steve Albini [Nirvana, PJ Harvey]"

Blogging as a Feminist (Unpaid) Method

From: discoverfeminism.com |

Author extraordinaire Courtney E. Martin writes at The Nation (here) about the challenges of feminist blogging and online organizing:

Thesis on God, Part One

From: discoverfeminism.com |

This theory is rudimentary, but it goes like this ‘We can’t prove the non-existence of God because God doesn’t exist.’ Think about it, there is no evidence that God exists, that is why we cannot disprove his existence anymore than we can prove he exists. He may live in the human mind and heart, I would even go as far as to say that in the spirit, but in reality there is no evidence of God.

My Book Review: The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters

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I just finished The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters, overall really good book, but unlike her older books it involved a heterosexual couple. I am not complaining, I liked the imagery. However, [spoiler ahead] when Coraline dies, I can’t help but feel like that was a cop-out. Since Coraline herself is a very strong female character in the story.

All I Really Needed to Know About Accepting My Body I Learned from My Dog

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By Pia Guerrero Last night a woman asked what I do for fun.  I quickly answered, “Hang out with my dog, Kayla.” To that she looked at me a little funny as if to say, “Oh, you’re one of those.” I don’t obsess or coddle my dog, as she wouldn’t have it. And certainly you

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