Women

17 Dec 2018

This Organization Teaches Women How To Run For Office And How To Win

We’ve all imagined that if we were politicians things would be different, right? They’d be better. But, let’s be honest, do you know how to get on the ballot? How to raise money? How to draft legislation? There’s a reason why so many politicians hold the same office for years.

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16 Oct 2018

After Kavanaugh, Only Women Can Save Us Now

we placed a shotgun beer drinking guy named “Brett” onto the Supreme Court to serve as an impartial judiciary advisor for The United States of America until presumably, around the year 2050.

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03 Oct 2018

The Problem of Lowered Expectations

What happens when you’re taught to lower your expectations? What happens when, from the earliest age, you are taught by your collective society to minimize both yourself and the things that you want for yourself? This is what you end up with: A woman is beaten every 9 seconds on

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05 Jan 2018

How to Talk to Women Without Harassing Them

How to Talk to Women Without Harassing Them: Guidelines for Well-Intentioned Men Guest post by Genie Carter Recently, I was at Powell station looking up the Muni and Bart times on my phone and trying to quickly figure out which one to take home, and a man came up to

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30 Dec 2017

New Year’s Eve for East Bay Procrastinators

For weeks now, you’ve been too cool to care about New Year’s plans. Right? Or you’ve just been ridonculously busy with holidays and work and all that stressful shit and never had the time to even consider going out. Either way, it’s possible you’re watching the clock tick by on

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14 Dec 2017

The Fatigue of Women

You’ve probably heard that men are more alert than women because when we were evolving, men did the hunting and therefore have better instincts for danger. Well, it’s been a couple million years since then; and in all that time, the danger persisted…for women. I present to you an exhaustive,

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31 Aug 2017

How to be an Ideal Woman Under the Patriarchy

Guest Post by Rebecca M. Farrar Between our current misogynist President and a GOP who thinks being a woman is a pre-existing condition, I thought it would be helpful to review the common agreements for women to obey to keep peace in society. While these understandings are often covert and

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29 Aug 2016

5 Myths About Women to Reconsider

It’s interesting when myths are created about a group of people that make up literally half the world. And here’s the thing about myths: they aren’t always true. I think you and I both know that. However, they aren’t always false either. The important work to do with myths is

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