Big Duh: Roman Polanski Should Be Arrested!

I’m totally confused about all this Roman Polanski stuff. Brief summary: in 1977, Roman Polanski raped a thirteen year old girl. He just got arrested, but because he’s a big famous director, movie stars are signing a petition demanding his release. Oh sorry, was that too brief? Are you scratching your heads at that one,…

My uterus is impeding universal healthcare.

A few weeks ago our president, formerly the darling of liberals everywhere, triumphantly announced to Congress that his healthcare plan would in no way allow for federal funding to go toward abortions. Much to my feminist dismay, his words were met by raucous applause by our elected officials. Well that’s just GREAT, I thought. Let’s…

Movie Screening: Pray the Devil Back to Hell

Check this flyer out… The Rho Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated will be screening September 24 at 7pm in the Lerner Hall’s Broadway Room on Columbia University’s campus, FREE of charge, a film that won Best Documentary at the Tribeca Film Festival: Pray the Devil Back to Hell. This film tells the compelling…

“Young Penises and Old Vaginas”

I generally consider myself to be a Cougar Ally. I think the idea of women over a certain age (whatever that means) who aggressively claim their sexuality is great. Older women being with younger men makes a certain amount of sense, after all. Their sexual peaks are coinciding. I know some feminists have a problem…

I’m not a feminist but…

If you find yourself saying this, please, stop. I have to actually resist the urge to kick people in the throat whenever they say it. I think Jessica Valenti, founder of feministing.com, was feeling similarly. However, instead of just whining about it, you know, like I do, she wrote a book, Full Frontal Feminism: A…

Stand Up! Fight Back!

The New York Coalition for Abortion Clinic Defense (NYCACD) will be standing up for women’s rights at Dr. Emily’s Women’s Health Center on Saturday, September 26th, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm in the Bronx.  Anti-choice demonstrators are planning a huge 40 day vigil outside Dr. Emily’s clinic, so please lend your support to the women who will be confronted with…

“The Most Important Link I’ve Ever Sent”

Says my dad in the subject heading of an email he sent me last semester. After all these months I haven’t been able to delete it, I mean, hello, it was “the most important link” he’s ever sent me. So on behalf of my father, let me share this wonderful link with all you folks out there wondering if…

No need for health care reform here.

This is pretty fucking disgusting:  apparently, being a survivor of domestic violence and abuse is considered a ‘pre-existing condition’ in 8 states, plus D.C.

Whitney Houston Opens Up on Oprah

I loved (and still love) Whitney Houston’s music.  To this day I find myself singing “I’m Every Woman,”  “I Will Always Love You” and “I Learned from the Best” consistently,  in the shower, much to the dismay of fellow roommates and family members.  As Oprah states, Houston remains the most awarded woman in music history. …

10 Thoughts on Whole Living

1. Examine your habits, good and bad. They reveal hidden lifelong patterns. 2. There’s no substitute for simple pleasures. 3. Cut through the fuzzy math; get a better handle on where your money’s going. 4. Your bones are a living, breathing part of you. Nurture them accordingly. 5. Try creative, new ways of connecting with others. 6….