Archive for the ‘Isms’ Category

Look what happened at my house (A photo diary)

November 5, 2008

Sat Nov 01, 2008 at 03:13:23 PM PST

This is what was done last night to the Obama sign in my front yard. Last night was Halloween. So what do you think? Halloween prank or hate crime?

How about both. I’ll explain below. (more…)

Republicans are The Real Socialists

October 31, 2008

October 31, 2008

Hale "Bonddad" Stewart

Hale “Bonddad” Stewart

Posted October 28, 2008 | 10:15 AM (EST)

I’ve been watching the news for the last few days (or maybe the last week) and frankly the fact that any intelligent idea actually gets out and discussed in the national media seems far-fetched and impossible. According to right wing talkers/news outlets, Obama is a socialist and that’s bad. The country is really scared of that possibility. Unfortunately, the real socialists are the Republicans. (more…)

Can feminism and porn coexist?

July 15, 2008

By Nikko Snyder, Bitch Magazine
Posted on April 7, 2008, Printed on April 8, 2008

Venus Hottentot defines pornography as sexually explicit material designed to titillate, and because the intention of her film Afrodite Superstar is to tell a story that happens to involve sex, she prefers the term “sex film.” She explains, “I wanted people to engage in an intellectual manner, in an entertaining manner, and then if it was going to titillate that was going to be, quite honestly, the third thing on my list.” Tony Comstock, too, finds the term “pornography” troubling. Comstock works with his wife, Peggy, to produce explicit documentary-style features about real-life lovers, and he laments that, “pornography is, in large measure, about what sex looks like, without exploring everything else that sex is. If you want to try to reach beyond that both physically and metaphysically, the word “porn” becomes very limiting.” (more…)