A few good links about the alt-right

“The Alt-Right claims to be a trendy new generation of conservatism, pushing boundaries and buttons in response to political correctness and liberal oversensitivity. Really, it’s a hipster rebranding of white supremacy, misogyny and bigotry for the digital era. We may want to believe it’s just the Internet, just the usual harmless roar of haters and … [Read more…]

Questions and doubts

I miss Jesus. Those sandals. Those funny stories he’d tell that don’t make any damn sense. It’s not like we were ever super close, necessarily. I remember praying every night in middle school. It was nice to have a man let me talk as long as I wanted to but the fact that he never … [Read more…]

Today I predicted the future in FEE

Guys I can predict the future. Here’s a sample from my latest in FEE: President Obama, when selling the Affordable Care Act, promised Americans that if they liked their health insurance plan, they had nothing to worry about. But Obama knew that was impossible. The ACA forced insurers to cover more medications and procedures, effectively … [Read more…]

The erosion of marriage is a result of men’s poverty, not a cause of women’s.

I hope this is true. “[Men are] into the idea of a pushy, outspoken, balls-out woman who still craves men—badly.” A Rich, Powerful Amy Schumer Is Good for Everyone California bill would make it a felony for prosecutors to withhold evidence. Unfortunately, as @the_quark pointed out, “They could make the penalty be “death” and it … [Read more…]

The single biggest thing you can do as an individual to fight sexism is to become a woman who is truly too powerful to fuck with

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The four most powerful words in the English language are: “Fuck you. Pay me.” Eric Trump apparently said his sister Ivanka is too “powerful” to put up with workplace sexual harassment. Here’s the thing. I have no reason to think Eric Trump is anything but a slimy, misogynistic, clueless piece-of-shit just like his father. But … [Read more…]