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I'm So Thrilled Jon Stewart Popped Up Again Just to Remind Me Why I Don't Like Him

[Content Note: Misogyny.]Jon Stewart's been getting a lot of attention for his searing insight that Donald Trump is a "man-baby." Getting significantly less attention are his comments about Hillary Clinton's "inauthenticity."Jon Stewart...Show More Summary

West Virginia Primary Wrap-Up

Yesterday was the West Virginia primary, which both Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders were expected to win, and they did. Who cares Donald Trump! Congratulations to Bernie Sanders, who is the first Jewish presidential candidate ever to...Show More Summary

Question of the Day

Suggested by Shaker Kathy_A: "What is your favorite film adaptation of a print work, be it book, story, poem, or graphic work?"


I've got a new piece up at BNR about a remarkable new poll out of Florida's Miami-Dade County which finds Hillary Clinton drawing support from 20% of Republican voters in the likely presidential match-up between her and Donald Trump:...Show More Summary

Quote of the Day

[Content Note: Video may autoplay at link.]"I feel confident that Hillary will be the nominee, and I feel confident she'll be the next president."—Vice-President Joe Biden, not exactly endorsing Clinton during an interview with Good Morning America's Robin Roberts, which will air tomorrow morning.From your lips to Maude's ears, Mr. Vice-President!

This Is What a Feminist Presidential Candidate Looks Like

Hillary Clinton says over and over on the campaign trail that her entire career has been centered around helping children and removing barriers so that everyone can live up to their potential.And this is a big, big way of proving that...Show More Summary

Daily Dose of Cute

Zelly, in her sassiest pose. As always, please feel welcome and encouraged to share pix of the fuzzy, feathered, or scaled members of your family in comments.

In the News

Here is some stuff in the news today...[Content Note: War; bombing] "President Obama will make a historic trip to Hiroshima, Japan, on May 27, becoming the first sitting U.S. president to visit the site of the world's first atomic bombing. Show More Summary

Memo to the Media: Stop Talking About Women Like We Are Stupid

[Content Note: Misogyny.]Now that Donald Trump is the presumptive GOP nominee, naturally talk has turned to who will be his running mate. One of the emergent themes in the corporate media is whether Trump will choose a female veep in order to neutralize criticisms of his misogyny and his low favorability with women. Show More Summary

BREAKING NEWS: Did you know that Hillary Clinton is THE OLDEST PERSON IN EXISTENCE???

by Shaker Alison Rose, a fierce queer feminist, avid book lover, and proud cat lady who lives in the northern SF Bay Area. [Content Note: Ageism; misogyny.]Or...not.One of the (many) things about this election that has made me want to...Show More Summary

Like a Boss

[Content Note: Misogyny.]I've got a new piece up at BNR exploring how many of the negative narratives used about Hillary Clinton are the same ones we hear used about female bosses:Ask some people who have never worked for a woman why...Show More Summary


[Content Note: Transphobia.]Yesterday, Attorney General Loretta Lynch delivered remarks at a press conference at which she announced the Department of Justice's complaint against North Carolina to halt its discriminatory anti-trans legislation,...Show More Summary

Question of the Day

What kind of worker are you at your job (paid or unpaid), or when you have a job (if you don't have one currently)? Are you an eager beaver? A workaholic? Someone who finds a good work-life balance? Someone who just shows up for the paycheck and does the bare minimum? Something else altogether? Does it vary, depending on the type of work?

The Monday Blogaround

This blogaround brought to you by fizz.Recommended Reading:Chimene: [Content Note: Islamophobia] Sadiq Khan May Not Represent a Win for All Muslims, Nor Should HeMonica: Geraldine Roman Elected to Philippine Congress!Jack: This Startup...Show More Summary

In the News

Here is some stuff in the news today...Hillary Clinton is the winner of the Guam Democratic Caucuses. Congratulations, Hillary Clinton! Paging Tim Robbins![Content Note: Transphobia] This is yet another reminder that Republican state...Show More Summary

Quote of the Day

[Content Note: Misogyny.] "All of the men, we’re petrified to speak to women any more... the women get it better than we do, folks." —Trump — Alan Kestrel (@AlanKestrel750) May 7, 2016 "All of the men—we're...Show More Summary

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