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Sexist Language

What 'Attention Whore' Really Means

Emma Gray | Posted 07.24.2013 | Women
Emma Gray

In reality, men and women are equally able to be obnoxious or narcissistic, to brag and to need public affirmation. But when we call someone a "whore" of any kind, we are effectively trying to silence her -- and we tend to silence women more than we silence men.

'Spinster'? What About 'Peddler'? A Gender Inequality in Terms of Commitment

Adam Foldes | Posted 02.06.2012 | Gay Voices
Adam Foldes

I have recently heard "spinster" being exchanged both in levity and in earnest all too casually among acquaintances and friends of mine, predominantly those from the gay community. It is grating.

Woman Up, Obama & Democrats: Grow a Pair... of Ovaries! (VIDEO)

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

In this video I, as one of Barack Obama's earliest supporters, lecture him and Senate Democrats on just how pathetic their willingness to "compromise"...

Make Them Filibuster

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

I want to scream. What in the hell is wrong with the Democrats? The House has done as it should and passed the extension of the tax cut for the midd...