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Deeky W. Gashlycrumb is busily preparing his keynote address for the Gummi Dildo Aficionados Convention, so you're stuck with me today...

[Content Note: War on agency, homophobia, racism, transmisogyny.

US District Judge Edward Korman refuses government's request to stay order on emergency contraception: "If a stay is granted, it will allow the bad-faith, politically motivated decision of Secretary Sebelius, who lacks any medical or scientific expertise, to prevail—thus justifiably undermining the public's confidence in the drug approval process."

Eric and Juan are fighting for the same immigration rights that different-sex binational couples have.

Soledad O'Brien addresses white people's criticism of her "Black in America" series: "I was like, again, 'OK, white person, this is a conversation you clearly are uncomfortable with, and I have no problem seeing race, and I think we should talk about race."

RIP Dr. Joyce Brothers.

Vice President Joe Biden sends a seven-year-old a handwritten letter, thanking him for his delicious gun reform idea.

Gwyneth Paltrow, still continuing to be terrible, says she was wearing so much make-up at the Met Gala that she "was literally a transvestite."

Ice tsunami! In other news, there are people who still think climate change is a hoax.

Brad Pitt calls his partner Angelina Jolie "heroic" (agreed!) and thanks the medical team "for their care and focus."

A woman who lives near me rescued 17 abandoned puppies and one adult dog from the road, and now they are all safe and up for adoption to good homes from a great local rescue group. And no we're not getting one!

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