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  • Women activists present condoms to Philippine bishops (asking for their blessing!)

    03/08/2010 3:22:19 PM PST · by NYer · 14 replies · 107+ views
    AFP ^ | March 8, 2010
    MANILA — Philippine Catholic bishops, already waging a bitter battle with the government over birth control, received an unwelcome gift Monday when female activists delivered them two baskets of condoms.Members of the leftist Party of the Workers presented the condoms to mark International Women's Day as they picketed the headquarters of the influential Catholic Bishops Conference.They also asked the bishops to bless the two baskets but no bishop was present at the time to respond."We humbly ask the bishops to bless the condoms as a conciliatory gesture to unite for reproductive health and women?s rights," said Judy Ann Miranda, the...
  • Let's consider Palin a feminist success story (Is this the ultimate anti-Palin screed?)

    02/27/2010 9:42:12 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 46 replies · 1,380+ views
    The Houston Chronicle ^ | February 26, 2010 | Beverly McPhail
    Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is back in the news and continues to engender debate among feminists. Although feminists initially found her to be a dream and then ultimately a nightmare, the latest round of Palin appearances may signal a feminist success story after all, heralding that true equality for women has finally arrived. When Palin initially burst upon the national stage as Republican presidential hopeful John McCain's vice-presidential running mate, feminists sat up and took notice, especially since many were disappointed that Hillary Clinton did not secure a spot on the Democratic ticket. When feminists first learned about Palin,...
  • Feminism: The Masquerade

    02/24/2010 8:27:20 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 29 replies · 718+ views
    You’ve got a long way to go, baby. And don’t you forget it. This oasis of freedom and equality we call the United States? It’s all a mirage, says leftist feminist Jessica Valenti. In fact, “We’re suffering under the mass delusion that women in America have achieved equality.” Well, thanks for the armchair diagnosis, Jessica, but I won’t play a victim character in the live action role playing game you call feminism. And that’s exactly what leftist feminism is: an elaborate fantasy world spun from ginned up scare-tistics and cherry-picked anecdotes. Like Trutherism and Birtherism, it provides participants with the...
  • Why Women Are Called Sluts When They Sleep Around, But Men Aren’t

    02/08/2010 10:07:18 PM PST · by libh8er · 127 replies · 3,229+ views
    You often hear women, especially feminists and sluts, complaining about how it’s such an unfair double standard that men are called studs when they sleep around, yet women are called sluts. It’s really not a double standard though, because both scenarios are pretty different in terms of circumstances and consequences. I can think of at least three crucial differences. First, sleeping around is easier for women. Regardless of how you feel about promiscuity, we can all agree that a guy who manages to rack up a lot of sexual partners has to have some skills. It’s challenging for men to...
  • Liberals' deadbeat arguments for abortion

    02/01/2010 7:31:34 AM PST · by ImperialistDaddy · 15 replies · 508+ views
    It never ceases to amaze me how easily a pro-choice liberal will toss out some deadbeat argument as an excuse for allowing abortion, and will stubbornly cling to their ignorant view of abortion. What are some of the liberal statements that are commonly made to defend abortion?
  • Mary Daly, radical elemental feminist, God-hater, man-basher, self-described...

    01/07/2010 10:48:25 AM PST · by NYer · 38 replies · 1,475+ views
    Insight Scoop ^ | January 7, 2010 | Carl Olson
    ... "witch and madwoman," lesbian separatist, and slanderer of the Blessed Mother, died a few days ago, on January 3rd, after a long illness. If you aren't familiar with Daly and her significant influence in dissident Catholic and radical feminist circles, here is some info from a few obituaries: • "Mary Daly, radical feminist theologian and a mother of modern feminist theology, died Jan. 3 at the age of 81. She was one of the most influential voices of the radical feminist movement through the later 20th century. Daly taught courses in theology, feminist ethics and patriarchy at Boston College...
  • LA Episcopal diocese elects first woman bishop

    12/05/2009 1:39:46 PM PST · by NYer · 14 replies · 659+ views
    AP ^ | December 5, 2009
    RIVERSIDE, Calif. — The Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles elected the first female bishop in its 114-year history Friday but ended voting for the day with one of two openly gay candidates still vying for the second bishop's position.Rev. Diane M. Jardine Bruce, rector of St. Clement's-By-The-Sea Episcopal Church in San Clemente, was elected Friday at the diocese's annual convention to replace one of two retiring assistant bishops.Bruce, who was elected in the convention's third ballot, is a former bank executive who has spent the past 12 years working as a priest in Orange County.Voting for the second spot did...
  • Feminist Men Take Up Arms

    11/30/2009 12:06:44 PM PST · by PittsburghAfterDark · 45 replies · 1,945+ views
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | November 29, 2009 | COURTNEY E. MARTIN
    "Machismo!" shouted a young college student in the third row. "Tough!" "Violent!" "Homophobic!" shouted three other young men, sprinkled throughout the packed lecture hall. Ethan Wong, a student at St. John's University in Collegeville, Minn., who was dressed in a slim business suit, nodded as he wrote each word on the chalk board. The roomful of young men was brainstorming all the qualities associated with masculinity. Mr. Wong was one of the organizers of the National Conference for Campus-Based Men's Gender Equality and Anti-Violence Groups, a long and clunky name for an unprecedented event that recently took place at his...
  • NOW gang to hold pro-abortion/healthcare rally, Fri. Dec. 4 in NYC (BARF ALERT)

    11/20/2009 12:02:17 PM PST · by Gopher Broke · 16 replies · 514+ views
    NY Activists: Join NOW NY State Dec. 4! Demand health care reform that includes full reproductive rights for ALL women! Join with the National Organization for Women New York State chapter, local activits and prominent reproductive rights advocates to say NO to any Stupak-Pitts-like amendemnts in the National Health Care Reform package. Full Reproductive Rights for Women....Nothing More, Nothing Less Location: Front of Senator Schumer's office 757 Third Avenue (at 48th Street) NYC Date: Dec. 4, 2009 Time: Noon until 2:00 pm
  • NOW gang to hold pro-abortion/healthcare rally, Sat. Nov. 21 in West Chester, PA (BARF ALERT)

    11/20/2009 11:49:26 AM PST · by Gopher Broke · 5 replies · 286+ views
    PA Activists: Protest Pitts Nov. 21! Join NOW President Terry O'Neill, Pennsylvania NOW President Joanne Tosti-Vasey and Lois Herr, candidate for Congress in a protest outside of the Chester County Courthouse in Pennsylvania. This is Joseph Pitts' district -- as in one of the authors of the Stupak-Pitts Amendment. Starts at 10:15 Saturday, Nov. 21 with press conference at 10:30 am. All events will take place on the courthouse steps (2 N High St, West Chester, PA 19380 -- View map) Coalition partners for this event include Pennsylvania NOW, National NOW and Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania.
  • Humiliation for Harriet Harman as statisticians dismiss her claims on equal pay

    11/05/2009 10:07:52 AM PST · by C19fan · 11 replies · 531+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | November 5, 2009 | Steve Doughty
    Harriet Harman was yesterday slapped down by national statisticians over her claims that women are paid a fifth less than men. The Women and Equality Minister was told she must no longer use a single figure to describe the complex differences in the earnings of men and women. Instead she will have to give three measures - among them one which shows that far from earning less than men, women in part-time jobs are actually paid more on average than their male counterparts.
  • Mass. mother charged with stabbing 2-year-old girl

    04/03/2009 8:57:28 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 34 replies · 1,249+ views
    GARDNER, Mass. - A woman who believes she was being stalked by a cult has been charged with stabbing her 2-year-old daughter 100 times with scissors, her lawyer and police have said, and can be heard yelling "Die! Die!" on a 911 call. Susan Johnson's screams can be heard on the 911 call made by a security guard who helped to subdue her in a laundry room at a Gardner apartment building Wednesday night. Johnson, 38, also used an electrical cord from a dryer to try and strangle the toddler, police said, but the security guard and two residents separated...
  • email from the NOW gang...pushing Socialized medicine (BARF ALERT)

    07/29/2009 6:14:05 AM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 5 replies · 261+ views
    Urge House Members Today to Support Single-Payer The House of Representative may vote this week on its bill (America's Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009, H.R. 3200) to reform our dysfunctional health care system. Act NOW to keep state single-payer options in this important piece of health care reform legislation! Tell your representatives to support single-payer health care After taking action, please support our work! Action Needed: Thanks to your recent calls, this important amendment was adopted in committee. Now the challenge is to keep it in the larger House health care reform bill, H.R. 3200, when it goes to...
  • NJ Ruling Raising Evidence Standard for Restraining Orders Overturned

    07/21/2009 10:47:30 AM PDT · by jacknhoo · 2 replies · 356+ views ^ | July 20th, 2009 | by Glenn Sacks
    In Crespo v. Crespo, the New Jersey Appellate Division overturned the June 18, 2008 ruling of Francis Schultz, who vacated the final restraining order (FRO) entered against defendant Anibal Crespo. Judge Schultz vacated the FRO entered pursuant to the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act because the standard of proof provided by the Act, the preponderance of evidence standard as opposed to the clear-and-convincing standard, violated the defendant’s right to due process. (He also noted that the Act’s “practice and procedure” components violate the separation of powers doctrine, but this finding had no affect on his decision to vacate the FRO...
  • Boston Vigil for Dr. Tiller [Episcopalians Mourn Abortionist]

    06/01/2009 7:12:30 PM PDT · by kaehurowing · 22 replies · 970+ views ^ | June 1, 2009 | meganjpeterson
    Boston Vigil for Dr. Tiller Join the Boston community in sharing our grief and celebrating the life of Dr. George Tiller, a true hero for women across the country. Monday, June 1st 6pm St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral 138 Tremont St., Boston Across from the Park St. T stop Please help us spread the word via email, Facebook, Twitter, and texts. Facebook event: Twitter hashtag: #BostonVigil and #Tiller (this one is attracting some unpleasant tweets, however) Dr. Tiller was shot and killed Sunday morning while serving as an usher at his church in Witchita, Kansas. Since the 1970s, Dr. Tiller...
  • Mothers Day Under Attack?

    05/11/2009 8:39:04 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 25 replies · 1,061+ views
    In their efforts to improve the situation of women around the globe, a handful in the international community believe there should be no honoring of motherhood in public policy since motherhood "traps" women in lowly domestic endeavors instead of using their talents in the workforce.
  • "The Legal Status of Women under Federal Law" (A Ruth Bader Ginsburg Mother's Day Forget Me Not)

    05/10/2009 12:38:39 PM PDT · by neverdem · 10 replies · 1,075+ views
    Ethics and Public Policy Center ^ | June 8, 2005 | Ruth Bader Ginsburg & Brenda Feigen Fasteau
    Cover    Excerpt from "The Legal Status of Women under Federal Law" - Ruth Bader Ginsburg - Cover Only [PDF format, 11 kb] 1. Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Prostitution:    Excerpt from "The Legal Status of Women under Federal Law" - Ruth Bader Ginsburg - p72 [PDF format, 45 kb] 2. Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Segregating Prisoners by Sex    Excerpt from "The Legal Status of Women under Federal Law" - Ruth Bader Ginsburg - p75 [PDF format, 30 kb] 3. Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Rights of Bigamists    Excerpt from "The Legal Status of Women under Federal Law" - Ruth Bader...
  • Remarks of the Rev. Katherine Hancock Ragsdale, Birmingham, AL (BARF Alert)

    05/06/2009 8:18:17 AM PDT · by markomalley · 22 replies · 1,856+ views
    NARAL Pro-Choice Texas ^ | 7/21/2007 | "Rev." Katherine Hancock Ragsdale
    Well Operation Save America came, they saw, they harassed, and they annoyed; but they did not close the clinic. The clinic stayed open, no patients were turned away, and the doors never closed. We remain victorious. And that victory is a good thing – but, make no mistake, even though OSA has gone home; our work is not done. If we were to leave this park and discover that clinic violence had become a thing of the past, never to plague us again, that would be a very good thing, indeed; but, still, our work would not be done. If...
  • Abortion Industry Needs "Pride" Movement: Brown University Bioethicist and Author

    04/19/2009 6:28:20 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 15 replies · 745+ views ^ | 3/26/09 | Hilary White
    The abortion industry needs a "pride" movement, similar to that of the immensely successful homosexualist movement, a prominent US bioethicist says. Jacob M. Appel, an author, professor at Brown University and graduate of Harvard Law, wrote on the website "Opposing Views," that "the moment is ripe - more than ripe - for an Abortion Pride Movement." Appel says that "one is bombarded" in the "conservative" press with stories of women who overcome obstacles to bring to term "fetuses" with severe disabilities. "The implication," he wrote, "is that while bearing a child when one is ready is a blessing, bearing a...
  • Gay, Pro-Abortion Episcopal Seminary Pres.'Worst of Post-Modern Church'

    04/13/2009 3:24:40 PM PDT · by tcg · 39 replies · 2,005+ views
    Catholic Online ^ | 4/14/09 | David W. Virtue
    The announcement that the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, MA, has chosen a lesbian, pro-abortion president to lead the seminary has sent shock waves around the Anglican Communion. The appointment of Katherine Hancock Ragsdale highlights a week that also saw TEC bishop-elect Kevin Thew Forrester replace a reading from the New Testament with a reading from the Quran at St. Paul's Marquette, Michigan. One wonders what Episcopal boundaries and barriers have yet to be crossed that the dying embers of historic Christianity could possibly fan into life. That the Diocese of Massachusetts has a functioning transgendered priest complete with a...
  • Sandra Set For Dental Seder (Sandra Bernhard on Passover; Netanyahu is Despicable)

    04/08/2009 1:15:40 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 43 replies · 2,501+ views
    TotallyJewish ^ | Tuesday 7th April 2009 | Erica Morris
    It seems it's not all slapstick and satire for American comedienne Sandra Bernhard, who is taking some time out this month from jokes and jests to do some Pesach preparations, ahead of a UK tour next month. Speaking to the Jewish News this week, the 53-year-old funny woman shared her yom tov plans and also her views on the new Israeli prime minister who she deems 'despicable'. "We'll actually be at my daughter's dentist's home for first night Seder," said the legendary lesbian stand-up comic and sitcom star. "I'm not sure where we'll be for second night - we might...
  • Undoing eight years of stupid

    12/18/2008 6:55:42 PM PST · by NCjim · 85 replies · 2,315+ views
    Catoosa County News ^ | December 15, 2008 | Jeannie Babb Taylor
    On election night, hope was palpable. A sort of jittery excitement filled the air at the Catoosa Democratic Headquarters in Ringgold, Ga. A year ago, the local party was lucky to have 20 people at a breakfast meeting. Now, giddy Obama supporters edged past each other in the crowded banquet hall, sharing smiles and ogling the vast array of T-shirts and buttons. “Your grandparents were right,” read one sticker, “Vote Democratic.” For decades, this area has been Democratic. That’s the reason we are known for having some of the best public schools around. It’s the reason we have a fabulous...
  • My No 1 job as First Lady is to be First Mom

    11/06/2008 8:15:42 PM PST · by bimboeruption · 63 replies · 1,986+ views
    The Times ^ | 11/7/2008 | Michelle Obama
    A few weeks ago at the Democratic National Convention in Denver, I shared with the nation some of the many reasons why I believed my husband would be an extraordinary president. It was the biggest speech I'd ever given. When I was finished, I headed backstage with my daughters. They turned to me, breathless with excitement. “Mom,” Malia, our ten-year-old, said. “We have something important to tell you. We need to have a sleepover!” That snapped me out of speech mode, with the bright lights and applause, and back into the role I love: Mom. The next night, 15 giggling...
  • Palin Displays Her Feminist Side

    10/21/2008 7:23:11 PM PDT · by joinedafterattack · 73 replies · 1,863+ views
    Washington Post ^ | October 21, 2008 | Juliet Eilperin
    HENDERSON, Nev. -- Extolling the virtues of equal pay and opportunity for women, this afternoon GOP vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin framed her White House quest in terms of feminist values. "I have a question for the women in the audience," the Alaska governor began her speech here at the Henderson Pavillion, underneath an arching white tent. "Are you willing to break the highest, hardest glass ceiling in America?" Palin surrounded herself onstage with two higher-profile defectors from Sen. Hillary Clinton's camp -- Lynn Rothschild, a member of the Democratic Platform Committee, and Elaine Lafferty, a former editor-in-chief of Ms....
  • A Real Femme Fatale: U.S. Sen. Joseph Biden (Plugs champions the new ERA)

    10/20/2008 11:50:24 AM PDT · by pissant · 4 replies · 340+ views
    MND ^ | 10/20/08 | Marshall Goodman
    Hillary supporters do not despair: You do have a woman on the Obama ticket and her name is Joseph “Jo” Biden. When Obama talks about wealth distribution, he seldom, if ever, mentions any related programs by name. But you can bet your last dollar – and you won’t have much else left by then – that Jo Biden is percolating plans for a national “man tax.” Legislating a “man tax” (reparations of sorts) will be done under the noble guise of compensating women to the benefit of all society and, of course, especially children. The Financial Times of London last...
  • Femi-Nazis vs Femi-Regulars

    For years, I’ve proudly said, “I am not a feminist” because I did not want to be lumped in with the whining, man-hating feminists who Rush Limbaugh calls “femi-nazis”.- Lori Roman
  • Sarah Palin's feminist folly

    09/01/2008 10:24:37 PM PDT · by spectra · 87 replies · 872+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 9/2/08 | Olivia St. John
    Bristol Palin, the 17-year-old, unmarried daughter of Sarah Palin, is pregnant. Although she plans to keep the baby and marry the father, her immoral shortcoming is still clear for the nation (and world) to see. Is it possible that her very busy, avowedly-feminist mother, the governor of Alaska and presumptive Republican vice-presidential candidate, could have made a moral difference, had she been more available for her daughter? With this in mind, it is sobering that, among the thousands of conservative pundits praising John McCain's selection of Sarah Palin as his vice-presidential running mate, no one is asking a very important...
  • Congressional Feminists Resurrect "Comparable Worth" Legislation

    07/30/2008 7:03:17 PM PDT · by RightSideNews · 9 replies · 199+ views
    Right Side News ^ | July 30, 2008 | Eagle Forum
    The proper role of government is to provide equal opportunity for all, not preferential treatment for any one particular group. Comparable worth is a warped social theory and all U.S. legislatures and courts that have considered it have rejected it for that very reason. The Paycheck Fairness Act (H.R. 1338), introduced by Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) in the House and by Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) in the Senate, would amend the Equal Pay Act (EPA) to allow for unlimited compensatory and punitive damages, even if a disparity in pay is determined to be unintentional. It would also require the Department...
  • How my mother's fanatical views tore us apart

    07/26/2008 1:33:43 PM PDT · by em2vn · 15 replies · 556+ views
    dailymail ^ | 05-23-08 | rebecca walker
    She's revered as a trail-blazing feminist and author Alice Walker touched the lives of a generation of women. A champion of women's rights, she has always argued that motherhood is a form of servitude. But one woman didn't buy in to Alice's beliefs - her daughter, Rebecca, 38. Here the writer describes what it was like to grow up as the daughter of a cultural icon, and why she feels so blessed to be the sort of woman 64-year-old Alice despises - a mother.
  • 'Men At Work' signs to disappear in Atlanta (Warning: Nitwit's peeve gone wild)

    07/10/2008 9:12:39 AM PDT · by xtinct · 38 replies · 126+ views
    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 7/10/08 | ERIC STIRGUS
    In the battle of the sexes, women's magazine editor Cynthia Good said this was a skirmish she had to fight. Across Atlanta they stood, orange signs with black letters that read "Men At Work" or "Men Working Ahead." Sometimes, the signs stood next to women working alongside the men. Good demanded Atlanta officials remove the signs and last week, Atlanta Public Works Commissioner Joe Basista agreed. Score one for gender equality, Good said Wednesday. "They get it," Good said about the city in a telephone interview. Public Works officials are replacing 50 "Men Working" with signs that say "Workers Ahead."...
  • The Loud Silence Of Feminists (Angry that feminists don't defend Michelle Obama)

    06/21/2008 9:09:26 AM PDT · by tlb · 48 replies · 129+ views
    Washington Post ^ | June 21, 2008 | Mary C. Curtis
    Michelle Obama has become an issue in the presidential campaign even though she isn't running for anything. And this black woman is wondering: Where are Obama's feminist defenders? But just as you didn't have to be for Clinton to decry the sexism in the coverage of her campaign, you don't have to be an Obama supporter to defend Michelle Obama against similar treatment. So I want to know: What does Gloria Steinem think? She was out front with her support of Clinton, promoting the importance of a female president. How about Geraldine Ferraro, the former vice presidential nominee whose racially...
  • VIDEO: Hillary Supporter Rage (voting for McCain)

    05/31/2008 6:41:31 PM PDT · by libh8er · 61 replies · 232+ views
    Hell hath no fury like a feminist scorned.
  • How My Mother's Fanatical Views Tore Us Apart

    05/28/2008 11:51:28 PM PDT · by Marie2 · 16 replies · 152+ views
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 5/23/08 | Rebecca Walker
    She's revered as a trail-blazing feminist and author Alice Walker touched the lives of a generation of women. A champion of women's rights, she has always argued that motherhood is a form of servitude. But one woman didn't buy in to Alice's beliefs - her daughter, Rebecca, 38. Here the writer describes what it was like to grow up as the daughter of a cultural icon, and why she feels so blessed to be the sort of woman 64-year-old Alice despises - a mother.
  • Sister of Barred Iranian Feminist Accepts Palme Prize

    03/07/2008 7:11:30 AM PST · by nuconvert · 2 replies · 129+ views
    TheLocal ^ | March 07, 2008
    Sister of Barred Iranian Feminist Accepts Palme Prize March 07, 2008 AFP The Local Iranian feminist Parvin Ardalan's sister accepted a major Swedish rights award, the Olof Palme Prize, on her behalf on Thursday after she was prevented by Tehran from attending the ceremony. Mikael Näve, a secretary at the Olof Palme Memorial Fund, told AFP that Shirin Ardalan had accepted the prize in the presence of about 150 people. A figurehead of the Iranian women's movement, Parvin Ardalan, 36, had been due to accept her award in person but Iranian authorities ordered her off a flight preparing to take...
  • The Death Cry of Gloria Steinem

    03/05/2008 11:12:15 AM PST · by Nony · 40 replies · 148+ views
    Primetime Politics ^ | March 5, 2008 | Michelle Malkin
    Behold with me the politics of gynocentrism. What a depressing and desiccative sight it is. Just look at Gloria Steinem. From once-ripe feminist icon to idea-barren harridan, she offers nothing to young women but anachronistic man-hate, anti-military bigotry and woe-is-me wallowing.
  • The Feminist vs. the War Hero

    03/03/2008 12:54:42 PM PST · by jdm · 16 replies · 116+ views
    Red State ^ | March 03, 2008 | by John Rohan
    Yesterday, while stumping for Hillary Clinton, feminist writer Gloria Steinem shamelessly decided to take a swipe at John McCain's service record: “Suppose John McCain had been Joan McCain and Joan McCain had got captured, shot down and been a POW for eight years. [The media would ask], ‘What did you do wrong to get captured? What terrible things did you do while you were there as a captive for eight years?’” Steinem said, to laughter from the audience. ...“I mean, hello? This is supposed to be a qualification to be president? I don’t think so.” ... “I am so grateful...
  • All Sex, All The Time

    02/19/2008 3:44:11 AM PST · by nancyvideo · 4 replies · 84+ views ^ | Feb. 18, 2008 | Nancy Morgan
    American culture is starting to resemble a teen-ager obsessed with bathroom jokes. Only America's focus is riveted on sex. All sex, all the time. From Britney's panties, to Anna Nicole's lovers, to transgender rights to forced acceptance of homosexuality. If a story deals with sex, it sells. The focus on sex, while prurient and titillating, has wider implications that have been overlooked. They involve redefining the family and undermining marriage by de-mystifying sex, (under the guise of 'empowerment.') From advocating special rights for transgendered under the banner of 'inclusiveness,' to same-sex
  • WHY I SUPPORT OBAMA (Barf alert!!!!!)

    02/17/2008 1:00:13 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 60 replies · 137+ views
    New York Post ^ | February 17, 2008 | ONA ABDERHOLDEN KELLER
    February 17, 2008 -- My generation has come of age during a time of war, uncertainty, harsh partisanship and scandal. We have little faith in government because government seems to have so little faith in us. We have not had the opportunity to define our place in American history. We have not been given the chance to try to be like our grandparents - the greatest generation.
  • Warrant Issued For Deputy In Wheelchair Case

    02/16/2008 6:00:40 AM PST · by IssuesOriented · 74 replies · 297+ views ^ | Feb. 16, 08 | JOSH POLTILOVE and KEITH MORELLI
    TAMPA - An arrest warrant has been issued for Charlette Marshall-Jones, the detention deputy who dumped a quadriplegic man from his wheelchair, Sheriff David Gee said late Friday. "Miss Marshall-Jones has been made aware of the charges against her, but as of this moment has not turned herself in and we do not know her whereabouts," Gee said.
  • She Crucified Her Enemies And Burnt London To The Ground. Meet Britain's First Feminist, Boadicea

    02/07/2008 3:19:53 PM PST · by blam · 45 replies · 999+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 2-6-2008 | Paul Johnson
    She crucified her enemies and burnt London to the ground. Meet Britain's first feminist, Boadicea By PAUL JOHNSON Last updated at 21:32pm on 6th February 2008 Britain's history is rich in fiery queens, and the first such heroine, tall with red hair down to her waist, commanding and brave, was Boadicea, warrior leader of the ancient Britons. She lived at the same time as the emperors Claudius and Nero, and led a surprisingly successful British revolt against Roman rule in AD60-61 (which, for reference, was when St Paul was writing epistles and St Mark composing his Gospel). She was a...
  • My Mother Is A Feminist

    11/21/2007 1:35:28 PM PST · by rwbusa50 · 58 replies · 146+ views ^ | November 12, 2007 | Nancy Morgan
    My mother is a feminist. A die-hard, take no prisoners, true-blue feminist. Armed with a hard-won PhD., she has made her life's work the counselling of the transgendered, the gay and the sexually confused. Honest work in which she is passionately invested. The only fly in the ointment is me, her conservative daughter. I am as passionate a conservative as my mother is a feminist. It's hard to imagine two more diametrically opposing viewpoints. I view the current state of feminism as doing more harm than good. As undermining the traditional and family values that I consider the backbone of...
  • I Love and Respect My Feminist Mother, But We Can’t Talk

    11/12/2007 10:32:00 AM PST · by ConservativeColumns · 137 replies · 267+ views
    North Star Writers Group ^ | November 12, 2007 | Nancy Morgan
    My mother is a feminist. A die-hard, take no prisoners, true-blue feminist. Armed with a hard-won PhD., she has made her life's work the counseling of the transgendered, the gay and the sexually confused. Honest work in which she is passionately invested. The only fly in the ointment is me, her conservative daughter. I am as passionate a conservative as my mother is a feminist. It's hard to imagine two more diametrically opposing viewpoints. I view the current state of feminism as doing more harm than good. As undermining the traditional and family values that I consider the backbone of...
  • Feminist says Hillary Clinton plays the 'victim'

    11/04/2007 5:35:37 AM PST · by libstripper · 17 replies · 119+ views
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | November 4, 2007 | Richard B. Schmitt,
    WASHINGTON -- A prominent feminist, allied with the presidential campaign of former Sen. John Edwards, accused Democratic front-runner Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton on Saturday of "disingenuously playing the victim card" by infusing her campaign with messages about gender. "When unchallenged, in a comfortable, controlled situation, Sen. Clinton embraces her political elevation into the 'boys club,' " Kate Michelman, the former president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, wrote in a posting on a blog of the liberal group Open Left. But when she's challenged, when legitimate questions are asked, questions she should be prepared to answer and discuss, she is just as...
  • Pro-Abortion Feminist Marchers Assault Peaceful Prayer Group in Argentina

    10/18/2007 8:03:30 AM PDT · by NYer · 12 replies · 58+ views
    LifeSite ^ | October 18, 2007 | Matthew Cullinan Hoffman
    Marchers Hurls Trash, Screams Epithets, Expose their Genitals, and Embrace each other Sexually While Group Prays Silently CORDOBA, October 18, 2007 ( - A pro-abortion march by angry feminists in the Argentine city of Cordoba became the scene of religious harassment last Sunday as demonstrators assaulted a peaceful group of Catholics praying in front of the Cathedral. The feminists, who were participating in the Twenty-Second Annual National Women's Encounter, erupted into a frenzy of obscenity and violence, throwing trash and screaming epithets at the counter-demonstrators, who stood on the steps of the Cathedral with a banner over their heads...
  • Tea With Miss Coulter

    10/04/2007 5:45:37 AM PDT · by vietvet67 · 55 replies · 2,275+ views
    The New York Observer ^ | October 2, 2007 | George Gurley
    Ann Coulter, wearing black sunglasses, a white tank top and capri pants, was sitting on a couch in the Carlyle Hotel’s tea room. It was a few days before the publication of her book, If Democrats Had Any Brains, They’d Be Republicans. I asked her if the war on terror was still the No. 1 issue. “It’s the top nine of 10 issues. For Democrats, it’s about number 57. We’ll see, but I think Americans are smarter than we think. We think we know what Americans think as reflected in the mainstream media—well, that has been wrong so many times....
  • Abortion supporters disrupt Mass at Cathedral of Managua, attempt to receive Communion

    10/02/2007 6:05:51 AM PDT · by NYer · 13 replies · 134+ views
    CNA ^ | October 1, 2007
    Fr. Conde denying communion to one of the abortion supporters (photo: La Prensa) Managua, Oct 1, 2007 / 11:51 am (CNA).- Just yesterday, feminists and pro-abortion supporters interrupted Mass at the Cathedral of Managua in Nicaragua and attempted to receive Holy Communion.  When they were refused, according to church law, they reacted violently and forced the celebrant to end the Mass.The decision by the celebrant, Father Bismark Conde, to deny them Communion bothered the women, some of whom are members of “Catholics for a Free Choice.”  They remained in the church and demanded to receive the Eucharist.According to the Nicaraguan...
  • Poll: Presidential Candidate Backing of Tax Payer Funded Abortion Decreases Support Among 68% ...

    08/25/2007 9:54:02 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 3 replies · 468+ views ^ | August 23, 2007
    Poll: Presidential Candidate Backing of Tax Payer Funded Abortion Decreases Support Among 68% of Women WASHINGTON, D.C., August 23, 2007 ( - A national survey of women voters this week revealed that Hillary Clinton has a long way to go before she can claim the "women's vote." In fact the poll, commissioned by the Susan B. Anthony List (, found that while Clinton enjoys support among women voters, her support is underwhelming at best. "Women may be ready to vote for a female president, but Hillary Clinton doesn't fit the bill," said Marjorie Dannenfelser, President of the Susan B. Anthony...
  • Misogyny bares its teeth on the internet (Feminist blogs being hacked) ...

    08/21/2007 12:10:27 PM PDT · by SnakeDoctor · 39 replies · 1,399+ views
    Brisbane Times ^ | August 21, 2007 | Anna Greer
    <p>Apparently the Brisbane Times and Sydney Morning Herald will not allow articles to be posted, due to copyright complaints ... so I've provided a link to the article.</p> <p>The gist of the article is that a few radical feminist blogs (such as the Womens Space and Gentle Sprit) have recently been attacked and shut down in severe denial of service attacks.</p>
  • The Last Good Democrat

    08/10/2007 1:57:33 PM PDT · by · 9 replies · 533+ views ^ | 08/10/07 |
    This year marks the 62nd anniversary of the atomic bombings of Japan. Every year at this time anti-American hyperbole is at a fever pitch. The revisionist historians that abound in American academia have a field day. They rant about the “racist” decision to bomb defenseless cities, all the while leaving out the complete and utter destruction of Dresden Germany. A city largely populated by white Germans! Pay no attention to Dresden they had it coming. The hue and cry from communists masquerading as professors is nearly drowned out by the cacophony of traitors who agitate for withdrawal from the mid-east...
  • The Mother of the Homosexual Movement - Evelyn Hooker PhD

    07/16/2007 10:19:10 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 30 replies · 1,506+ views ^ | July 16, 2007 | Hilary White
    July 16, 2007 ( - Although few have heard of her outside the movement she helped to shape, the psychologist Evelyn Hooker's contributions to the advance of the homosexual political movement puts her in an historical class with Margaret Sanger, the foundress of Planned Parenthood and institutionalized abortion, and Alfred Kinsey the "father" of the sexual revolution. Hooker, a professor of psychology at the University of California at Los Angeles for 30 years, is credited in the medical and psychological community, and most especially amongst homosexual political activists, with establishing that there is no measurable psychological difference between heterosexual and...