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Alarming Female - Feminism

Category Archives: Feminism

You would if you loved me

This is one of the smarmiest and most cynical pieces of bullshit ever created to manipulate young women. An age-old ruse packaged in an acoustic guitar ballad crooned by two romantic long-hairs. Ick. I was dismayed to hear a cover for this song on Friday at the high school where I teach. Three young women […]

Sex education, Utah style

Warning: Today’s post includes text directly quoted from A Resource Guide for Parents and Teachers on Teaching Human Sexuality, produced by the Utah State Office of Education. This text reads like a biology textbook, so if you’re offended by that sort of thing, you’ve been warned. Ladies and gentlemen of Utah–may I present your tax […]

Blog Anniversary

One year ago I started this blog. A new name, a new URL, a new persona in the blogging world. I started my first knit blog in early 2004 under the name green-eyed grrl. It seemed at that time that knitting blogs were just starting to take off; for a very short while it was […]

Not exactly Eye Candy; more like “brain candy”

From XKCD I love this so much, I can almost forgive XKCD for this: Liberal arts majors will eat you for lunch, bub.