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Dead Wild Roses: QotD: “The legacy of identity politics has produced a problematic language idealism where we focus more on correct words and phrases rather than the material basis of oppression”

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Dead Wild Roses: A Fine Blogging Community – A Note of Thanks.

Hey folks, I thought I would write this here to recognize the support shown as of late. I appreciate the kind words and thoughtful arguments, as well the buttkicking applied when I’m wrong. :) Filed under: Housekeeping Tagged: Blogging Community,… . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: A Fine Blogging Community – A Note of Thanks.

Dead Wild Roses: Why I’m Pro-Choice, by AJ

Originally posted on Everysaturdaymorning's Blog:
When my husband and I had children we always agreed to be open and honest with our kids. When we ended up having two daughters, my husband informed me that “those talks” were all mine. I’ve always been pretty open about women’s rights and at an early age they… . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Why I’m Pro-Choice, by AJ

Dead Wild Roses: An interview with Meghan Murphy.

Originally posted on The Prime Directive:
Meghan Murphy is the most prominent radical feminist in Canada today. This interview is an excellent exposition of radical feminist theory and Murphy’s views. 5) Advocates of prostitution and porn call these Nordic reforms “anti-sex” and “moralistic” but it’s interesting to note that these laws are passed in countries… . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: An interview with Meghan Murphy.

Dead Wild Roses: #WomenNotObjects

Reblogged on WordPress.com Source: #WomenNotObjects   I’ll start the countdown for the WATM crew to arrive, but till then…Filed under: Housekeeping . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: #WomenNotObjects

Dead Wild Roses: How not to start a conversation with a feminist

Originally posted on Lavender Blume:
As a feminist who is very active on Twitter, I receive daily unsolicited replies from people I don’t know, many of whom happen to be men. This post may not serve much of a purpose beyond providing catharsis for feminists who go through the same thing but in the optimistic hope that there are men… . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: How not to start a conversation with a feminist

Dead Wild Roses: Jack Barnes Learns About Consequences After Threatening Kerri Sackville And Others

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Dead Wild Roses: What Does Desperation Look Like? ~ guest post by Heather M

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Dead Wild Roses: Don’t use a Japanese vagina stick to “tighten” your vagina, okay?

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Dead Wild Roses: The First RPOJ of 2016 – Full Frontal Stupidity

I cannot identify what it is with dudes and radical feminism. There must be some strange extra-sensory siren call that attracts dudes and dudely opinion to articles, blogs, and heck even just mere information about women speaking unequivocally about their experiences and analysis of society. Of course the attraction is just one part of […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The First RPOJ of 2016 – Full Frontal Stupidity

Dead Wild Roses: Merry Seizuremas!

Sooooo… I happened to mention to Arb’s mom, that I’d like to go to Home Hardware to check out their Christmas lights because they always seem to have different ones from everybody else. Being an inveterate shopper, my mother in law was all over that idea! So off we went… and all their Christmas merch […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Merry Seizuremas!

Dead Wild Roses: Playing the victim

Originally posted on glosswatch:
Back in the olden days, sexism was so straightforward, even a person with a uterus could understand it. It was the belief that men were superior to women — more intelligent, more important, more human — and while it affected different groups of women in different ways, feminists were in a… . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Playing the victim

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice – Why We Do What We Do.

Tackling organized religion and all the inanity that goes along with it is a full time job. It is quite possible to sink days worth of thought and engagement into the struggle against religion and the toxicity it spreads through our societies. As a writer, one needs to know when to disengage and take […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice – Why We Do What We Do.

Dead Wild Roses: Feminist Quote of the Day – Gerda Lerner

When asked about the wage gap and why we don’t see women equally represented in society how often is one bombarded with comments like: “Women prefer lower paying jobs”, or even better, ‘there is no such thing as the wage gap”. Steaming monkey muffins to that bollocks is my usual reply. Before we go on, […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Feminist Quote of the Day – Gerda Lerner

Dead Wild Roses: Gift Bags

Originally posted on Everysaturdaymorning's Blog:
We have a wide variety of protesters yelling at patients and companions entering the clinic. Every morning the clinic is open they line up to pray, yell, preach, or shove pamphlets into cars and the hands of people who just want to get to their appointment. If you’ve read… . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Gift Bags

Dead Wild Roses: Escorts double down in the face of clinic property destruction

Need Heroes? Look No farther…

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Dead Wild Roses: DWR Feminist Quote of the Day – Women’s Work – Ani DiFranco

“I find it metaphorically resonant that a pregnant woman looks like she’s just sitting on a couch, but she’s actually exhausting herself constructing a human being. The laborious process of growing a human is analogous to how a woman’s work is seen. It’s hard to recognize, because a man’s work has such extravagant evidence – skyscrapers, for instance – while a woman’s work just makes the world quietly turn.”

-Ani DiFranco

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Dead Wild Roses: Look at all this liberal media keeping the Conservatives down.

Shocking say! SHOCKING!!!!

Those commie pinko bastards!

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Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Choral Interlude – Fauré: Automne Op. 18, No.3

A new choral season has begun and this year, for me, it will be starting with Fauré’s Automne.

This is a smooth and cool piece. Written in 12/8 this tune has a more than a few rhythmical curve-balls written into the libretto. Good times.

 

French Text

Automne au ciel brumeux, aux horizons navrants. Aux rapides couchants, aux aurores pâlies, Je regarde couler, comme l’eau du torrent, Tes jours faits de mélancolie.

Sur l’aile des regrets mes esprits emportés, -Comme s’il se pouvait que notre âge renaisse!- Parcourent, en rêvant, les coteaux enchantés, Où jadis sourit ma (Read more…)

Dead Wild Roses: Patrick Stewart on The Star Trek: The Next Generation

The good Captain speaks words of wisdom:

“I felt that the [TNG] writers and producers could not escape from their own essential rigidity in their attitudes to women. They were continually featured as sexual objects, as softer, weaker, and therefore – it always seemed to me—second-class individuals. And because I believed and still do that the show represents what our underlying philosophies are, it doubly irritated me that in that area I thought we were failing.There is a kind of boys’ club about Star Trek, do you understand? It’s in the air all around the show, in the (Read more…)

Dead Wild Roses: Ben Carson says a 22 week fetus can feel pain. Science says Carson is wrong.

Source: Ben Carson says a 22 week fetus can feel pain. Science says Carson is wrong.

 

Wow, another dude Republican candidate who gets the vapours when it comes to female reproductive issues.

Dr.Carson is a neurosurgeon perhaps he can discover what is making his thoughts come from ass instead of his head.

Quelle Surprise.

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Dead Wild Roses: Planned Parenthood Is Not Selling Baby Parts… More Evidence Against the Anti’s

The Arbourist:

An antidote to all the hyperbole and foolishness recently emanating from American fetus-fetish brigade. So, my anti-choice friends, stop wallowing in your gullibility and for *once* try to face the facts of the situation.

Originally posted on Pro Abortion – Pro Life:

Why would anyone want to collect fetal tissue, you may be asking… (By the way, this is not something only Planned Parenthood does as you’ll see below. It is perfectly normal and legal, not to mention beneficial to the field of medicine and science. Planned Parenthood has been attacked with false videos, so let’s (Read more…)

Dead Wild Roses: Weekend reading

The Arbourist:

Worth the reblog for the infographic alone, but also has great linkage. DWR approved.

Originally posted on Of Means and Ends:

RH Reality Check’s infographic shows the people behind manufactured attacks on Planned Parenthood.

7 ways to turn your anger about Sandra Bland into action in support of incarcerated (and formerly incarcerated) black women.

Actor Jesse Williams breaks down Sandra Bland and racist hypocrisy in 24 tweets.

11 essential facts about guns and mass shootings in the US.

Houstonia magazine writes an editorial telling racist readers they can take their business elsewhere.

Instagram banned the (Read more…)

Dead Wild Roses: Keeping Your Home Cool – Damn Heatwave

We’re having a nasty confluence of sorts here, a heatwave combined with the smoke from forest fires in three of the cardinal directions. This is definitely a ‘first world’ complaint as the people with real problems like having your house consumed by wildfire are hundreds of kilometres away.

Professor google has come up with lists that cant be summarized like this:

1. Close blinds

2. Use Fan

3. Don’t use heat generating stuff

4. Keep your AC in the shade

5. Plant Trees

6. Turn on AC

Well, we don’t have AC and the (Read more…)

Dead Wild Roses: What happens when you pose as a man (instead of a woman) online.

The Arbourist:

Listen to one woman speak of her experiences – magically becoming fully human when it was presumed she was male. Women and men experience so many things in society differently, sadly being treated as a human being is one of them.

Originally posted on women's rights are human rights:

For the most part, I had enjoyed the privilege I’d experienced. I enjoyed being a human being.

In her article she shares her experience as posing as a man – Alex Blank Millard – on Twitter. Read here what happened.

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