Topic: Republicans

Rick Perry Uses Wendy Davis’ Life Story To Mansplain His Anti-Choice Agenda

Rick Perry Uses Wendy Davis' Life Story To Mansplain His Anti-Choice Agenda

Many are still applauding Texas lawmaker Wendy Davisheroic filibuster that kept a piece of sweeping anti-choice legislation from effectively outlawing abortion in most of the state. But not Texas governor Rick Perry, who is currently re-grouping by calling another special session of the state senate, speaking at the National Right To Life conference, and appropriating Wendy Davis’ own life story to mansplain why no woman should have the right to choose what happens to her own body. More »

In Incredibly Mature Move, Conservatives Tell Lena Dunham They Hope She Gets Breast Cancer

In Incredibly Mature Move, Conservatives Tell Lena Dunham They Hope She Gets Breast Cancer

Well it wouldn’t be a morning in America if people weren’t upset with Lena Dunham for some reason or another. Today cause du jour? Apparently she tweeted something disrespectful out about Memorial Day, which obviously angered people and led them to tweet at her that they hope she gets breast cancer. It all makes perfect sense, right? No, okay, let’s back up up the logic train for a hot sec and try to figure this thing out. More »

State Penis Representative Peter Hansen (R) Refers To Women As ‘Vagina’s’

State Penis Representative Peter Hansen (R) Refers To Women As 'Vagina's'

While I prefer to be called a woman, I acknowledge that because of colloquialisms and our culture, at 23, I will often be referred to as a “girl.” I will accept this, as well as “lady,” “female,” “chiquita” and “Chiquita Banana.” I will not, however, accept being referred to by my reproductive organs, particularly when I have already offered so many lovely alternatives.

New Hampshire State Representative Peter Hansen (R) unfortunately feels otherwise. More »