Planned Parenthood

“Pro-Life” Illusions

Thank you, Pro-Life Action League! I always enjoy when the opposition commentary proves my point. The fixation on one sub point from my last piece – Picketers vs Patients – is just the latest example of anti-choice activists knowing their… Read More ›

Picketers vs Patients

You can find this post published at This Week in Blackness. If you aren’t familiar with TWiB, go there. Now. Well, after you’re done here. They have excellent bloggers — like the fantastic Imani Gandy, aka the Angry Black Lady,… Read More ›

One year later…

One year ago I spoke. It was less a decision than it was a compulsion. As wedge issue rhetoric was ramping up in the pre-election season, Susan G. Komen pulled their funding from Planned Parenthood. The right-wing squawkers were having… Read More ›

Assholery

Alarmists. Hypocrites. Opportunists. Fakes. Phonies. Liars. Self-centered. Misogynistic. Patriarchal. Partisan. Money-hungry. Power-hungry. All of the above when combined result in assholery – and assholery is running roughshod all over absolutely everybody right now. If you took a break while Congress… Read More ›

Women, War and Caterpillars

Caterpillars  In an ill-executed effort to tamp down anti-woman rhetoric, Republican Party Chairman Reince Priebus went on Bloomberg Television and awkwardly accused Democrats of falsely proclaiming that the GOP is waging a war on women: “If the Democrats said we… Read More ›