Feminist Forte

Feminist Parenting Win!

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While watching Rudolph last Saturday night, my son says, “Wow. This show is kind of sexist.” He made the comment before I could even point out: – The doe are objectified. They stand around and watch while the young bucks actually…

Same Suit, Double Standard

My new work suit

Did you hear about the Australian newscaster who wore the same suit on air for a year? A reader asked me what I thought about it. According to Karl Stefanovic of the Nine Network’s Today show no one noticed or…

Hobby Lobby SCOTUS Decision Reading Round-Up


Monday, with a 5-4 vote, a Supreme Court ruling granted closely-held, for-profit corporations the right to deny contraception coverage to their employees for religious reasons. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who wrote the dissent, said the ruling was, “a decision of startling breadth.”  Here’s a…