Monthly Archives: August 2011

Bigotry comes with many faces, and not all of them are unrepentant asshole

[TW: SLURS] There’s this idea people have of what a bigot is. Bigots; they’re the people who spit out slurs to the exclusion of any other language to describe oppressed groups of people; they’re the violent ones who well, maybe … Continue reading

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On Self-Care

I’ve been feeling this for a while now – a sort of restlessness, a dissatisfaction with what my life currently is.  Oh, there are a plethora of reasons for it, but then I came across this blog post by Autumn at … Continue reading

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Policies Page Unveiled

Hey Folks, I just turned out Policies page live. I hope that helps clarify some bits and tells you where we stand on things. If there is anything additional we need to add, or if you have any questions, or … Continue reading

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I wrote about innerfatgirl on the About page and how they were an inspiration to the upstart of this blog. This week they posted this great experience on their blog and have been kind enough to allow me to repost … Continue reading

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Black History, Nicki Minaj and Ms. Magazine

(No captions or transcripts found.) Coincidentally I found this video and a Ms. Magazine article about Nicki Minaj all in the same day. (You can find an HD version on MTV’s website; however, it requires watching a commercial.) I found … Continue reading

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We’re Watching Virgie Tovar’s Guide to Fat Girl Living

(No captions and no transcriptions available. We hope that someone will jump in and start captioning/transcripting these videos!) I found this courtesy of Jessica Jarchow over at tangledupinlace on Tumblr. It has been one of the more adorable, amazing things … Continue reading

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Wisdom from the Angry Black Woman

I’m late to the game on these, as is typical of me (there is so much great shit to shuffle through, y’all; I am going to die at the computer or behind a book, I swear); however, I thought these … Continue reading

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Heads Up! Sound Opinions Riot Grrrl Special

Just a quick note – Sound Opinions happens to be one of my favorite podcasts (not least because I don’t listen to radio proper, so this is pretty much the only exposure I get to new music – sad, I … Continue reading

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Teaching Our Kids to Internalize Misogyny – The Earlier the Better!

I’m not going to lie – the image to the left creeps me the hell out.  It might be due to the fact that I have so many regrets about my own childhood that I feel like kids should be … Continue reading

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Indie Game Spotlight: Life Flashes By

I came into geekdom late in life because of socio-economic factors, which makes games like Life Flashes By extremely important to me: it is available for free by download and is multi-platform. Life Flashes By is a game in which … Continue reading

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