Author Archives: tigtog
I’m actually going to try and get this thing going again. Rather than try and generate material specifically for this blog, I’m going to make it more of a link farm (with occasional calls to activism). Every now and then I might do a roundup of material that answers FAQs. This week was International Women’s […]
This is a crosspost to effect a Googlebomb, correcting an injustice against a fellow feminist blogger. Jill Filipovic, who blogs at Feministe and Ms. JD, is a NYU law student who has been the subject of cyber-obsession on a discussion board allegedly populated by law students. The discussions regarding Jill Filipovic (and many other female […]
Quick – what’s the difference between begging the question and raising the question? If you’re not sure, and especially if you’ve never even thought there was a difference, you need to brush up on rhetorical tricks and logical fallacies before you wade out into debates. Start here.
It keeps getting said on a lot of feminist blogs that they’re not there to educate people in the baby steps of feminism, that they want to discuss matters at a level which assumes a reasonable familiarity with feminist theories and models. And they’re right, otherwise the same basic things just keep getting said over […]