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A Survey Found That Lesbians Give Women Way More Orgasms Than Men. Wonder Why?

A recently published survey of 52,000 adults has backed up a longstanding piece of conventional wisdom about orgasms: Men have a lot more of them than women. When asked how often they orgasmed while getting “sexually intimate” in the past month, 95 percent of straight male participants said they usually or always got there. Just 65 percent of straight women could say the same.

We Resist: Day 36

One of the difficulties in resisting the Trump administration, the Republican Congressional majority, and Republican state legislatures is keeping on top of the sheer number of horrors, indignities, and normalization of the aggressively abnormal that they unleash every single day. Show More Summary

Vermont Law Seeks Earthjustice Clinical Professor

From colleagues at Vermont, this notice of a clinical opening: Job Description: The Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic (ENRLC) at Vermont Law School and Earthjustice are partnering to expand our environmental justice capacity through the creation of a new … Continue reading ?

This Is Terrorism

[Content Note: Gun violence; death; white supremacy.]This is terrorism. At least, that's what it would be called if it were a non-white and/or non-Christian man who committed a crime like this.A 51-year-old man faces first-degree murder...Show More Summary

I Am Angry

[Content Note: Trans hatred; sexual assault.]I have always loathed—and always will—the despicable attempts to justify discrimination against trans people under the auspices of "protecting" me.The "trans predator" meme is wretched trash:...Show More Summary

This. Is. Not. Normal.

This is a breathtaking abuse of power: White House chief of staff Reince Priebus asked a top FBI official to dispute media reports that President Donald Trump's campaign advisers were frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents...Show More Summary

Question of the Day

Suggested by Shaker Socchan: "What's your band name (real or imaginary)? My current imaginary band name is the Cautionary Accidentals."Deeky's and my imaginary band is called Bad Hombre and the Nasty Woman. Obvs.

Jackie Evancho Wants to Talk to Trump About Trans Rights. Yay?

Jackie Evancho, the singer best known for being a national anthem–singing scab on Inauguration Day, is beseeching Donald Trump to sit down with her and her transgender sister to discuss the discrimination against trans children his administration has endorsed.

TV Corner: This Is Us

I finally saw this week's episode of This Is Us last night, and omgggg that was a doozy. What a truly amazing show. I don't want to say anything about the most recent episode here, because I don't want to spoil it for anyone, so instead...Show More Summary

Federal Judge Blocks Topless Ban as a Likely Violation of Equal Protection

U.S. District Judge R. Brooke Jackson blocked a topless ban in Fort Collins, Colorado on Wednesday, holding that, by permitting men but not women to display their breasts in public, the ordinance likely violated the Equal Protection Clause of the 14 th Amendment. Show More Summary

"Well, that's a nice thing to be known for. That's really nice."

This is just a really terrific interview with Keanu Reeves, who is one of my favorites. And it does not contain any discussion at all of electoral politics or our shitbird of a president, which made it an even bigger pleasure to read!So,...Show More Summary

What He Meant Was "Militarized"

As I mentioned earlier, this morning Donald Trump referred to his administration's deportatation enforcement as a "military operation.""We're getting really bad dudes out of this country. And it's a military operation because what has...Show More Summary

Stopppppppppp. Just Stop.

[Content Note: Bigotry; privilege; rape culture.]The New York Times' Nicholas Kristof is 'splaining at us again: "Trump Voters Are Not the Enemy." Tolerance is a liberal value; name-calling isn't. This raises knotty questions about tolerating...Show More Summary

Keith Ellison is the DNC Chair Feminists Need

Editor’s note: This post was co-authored by Barbara Sostaita and Mahroh Jahangiri. Last night, eight candidates for Chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) faced off in a national debate. The two frontrunners represent competing visions for the future of the Democratic Party: a continuation of failed establishment policies under Tom Perez or a truly […]

Daily Dose of Cute

ZELLY BELLY!!! As always, please feel welcome and encouraged to share pix of the fuzzy, feathered, or scaled members of your family in comments.

Arizona Gov. Hopeful Noah Dyer Wants Honesty in Politics—on Everything

Noah Dyer aspires to be the Democratic nominee for the 2018 Arizona gubernatorial race. Like many people, including many politicians, he has a complicated sexual history. Unlike many people, he is happy to discuss them in public. In a page on his campaign site titled “Scandal and Controversy,” he writes:

Ivanka Trump Is Trying to Sell Congress on Her Regressive Child-Care Tax Deduction

Ivanka Trump has been talking up her ideas for a child care tax benefit in recent weeks, trying to get Republicans in Congress add a new deduction to the tax overhaul they’re writing. Bloomberg reports that the president’s daughter,Show More Summary

We Resist: Day 35

One of the difficulties in resisting the Trump administration, the Republican Congressional majority, and Republican state legislatures is keeping on top of the sheer number of horrors, indignities, and normalization of the aggressively abnormal that they unleash every single day. Show More Summary

Dump Trump with Integrity: Part Two

[Content Note: Disablism; appearance and name mockery.]Earlier this month, I wrote a piece in which I explained that I don't care what Donald Trump looks like and that I'm not interested in armchair diagnoses of his mental health. Noting...Show More Summary

Detention of Women and Children Will Expand Under Trump

On Tuesday, the Department of Homeland Security announced plans to put Trump’s Executive Order on immigration into policy. As Quita covered yesterday, these plans will have devastating consequences for undocumented people and their loved ones by expanding the deportation machine President Obama built for Trump. Show More Summary

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