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Katie Buckland

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In Defense of Kate Gosselin -- A Feminist Perspective

(11) Comments | Posted May 31, 2009 | 4:58 PM

Does it occur to anyone else that some of the criticism of Kate Gosselin, the mom in John and Kate plus Eight, is pure, unadulterated sexism? There is no doubt who is in charge in that household, who wears the pants if you will, and the nontraditional power relationship drives...

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The Senate Should Immediately Pass the Paycheck Fairness Act

(2) Comments | Posted April 29, 2009 | 12:08 PM

Every occupation celebrates days that are specific to that occupation. Presumably tree growers pay more attention to Arbor Day than lumberjacks, seafarers celebrate the Feast Day of Saint Catherine, the patron saint of sailors, and here in feminist-land we celebrate Equal Pay Day.

It is always held on a Tuesday...

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Your Dating Priveleges Have Been Suspended for One Year

(11) Comments | Posted March 13, 2009 | 12:15 PM

As a former domestic violence prosecutor, these are the words I long to hear a judge utter in a domestic violence case once in awhile. Yes, there are some legal issues, but none that can't, and shouldn't be, resolved.

When a person abuses puppies, it is a common component...

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