Feminist Philosophy of Religion

The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy entry on Feminist Philosophy of Religion recently received a substantial revision. The entry looks quite long and ambitious. Your Thoughts? If you enjoy reading my philosophical blog posts, consider taking one of my online philosophy classes! I earned my PhD and taught 93 university classes before I went into business for myself. [Read More...]

Token Skeptic Podcast on Sexism and the Internet

Ugh, is vile misogyny ever epidemic on the internet. Token Skeptic interviews three female bloggers about it. The interviews are most interesting and I also fell in love with a couple of the women who did the intros to the podcast based on their awesome accents and acting abilities alone (and in spite of the [Read More...]

Maryam Namazie Attacks Shari'a And Defends Muslim Immigrants Against The Far Right

A great lecture and Q&A my estimable Freethought Blogs colleague Maryam Namazie: . An important excerpt from the Q&A: Look, George Bush says he attacked Iraq for women’s rights and I’m a women’s rights campaigner, but I don’t believe him. It’s possible that a politician will say something, that they’ve done something for a reason and, [Read More...]

Emma Goldman's "The Victims of Morality"

In reply to my dialogue which I posted this morning examining what I perceive to be immoralism’s important contributions to moral thinking and its inevitable limits, a reader sent me to investigate Max Stirner and Emma Goldman. I may have something to say about Stirner in the future if time permits. But for now I [Read More...]

"Persecuted Male Syndrome"

Colbert highlights the newest civil rights hero: The Colbert ReportGet More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,Video Archive Ed Brayton has the discouraging story of his latest unconscionable defeat in court. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Feministing Calvin

Sinfest: When I was a kid I was a huge Calvin and Hobbes fan and I adored Susie. I always thought she was clearly the one we were supposed to be sympathizing with in her exchanges with Calvin. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Feminists Make Their Demands

Okay, start wincing, grimacing, and furrowing your brows my poor fellow beleaguered victimized brothers worldwide—a whole bunch of women, inspired by an unsavory rabble-rouser named Gia Milinovich who unreasonably wants “no more rape threats online”, have taken to Twitter to start demanding all sorts of insane things from us: leenie909 Eileen Sarett-Cuasay: #feministwishlist For people to realize that women are not a “special interest group.” [Read More...]

Misogyny At The Movies: A 50/50 Film Review

I am going to break with my normal habit of assiduously avoiding spoilers in my review of the film 50/50.  This film is aptly named as I half liked it and half disliked it. Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s performance is worth seeing in the film if nothing else is. He plays an introverted character closing in on [Read More...]

Speak Out For Women's Access To Birth Control

Daylight Atheism highlights a Freedom From Religion Foundation action alert: As you may know, on August 1st, 2011, the Internal Revenue Service, Department of Labor, and Department of Health and Human Services jointly announced new guidelines for access to preventative care. The new regulations greatly expand access to preventative care under the new health care act, [Read More...]


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