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In Honor of our Veterans (NSFW video)

Full Metal Jacket meets Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer: ~Riot.Jane Advertisements

Posted in career, culture, holiday, humor

Riot.Jane Guest Blogs for "The Business Coach for Moms"

Riot.Jane Lady T contacted me and asked me to write about workplace dress for her audience.  This is a thorny topic with a wide variety of perspectives.  I thought about the issues again and realized that I hadn’t changed my

Posted in career, moms

Working a Job I Hate for Health Insurance

I’m at the same job I was in 10 years ago.  The job has no path for advancement, either professionally or monetarily.  I’m a walking knowledge base for everyone who comes into contact with me. I’ve been there so long

Posted in career, confessions, health

Helping Any Female Soldier (or Airmain/Marine/Sailor/Coastguardsman)

While reading through this satiric list of useless Care Package items that deployed service personnel receive and responses from those, same personnel, it occurred to me that I haven’t sent an “Any Soldier” package. Female Soldier Training at Annapolis I

Posted in career

25% of UK Lap-Dancers has a College Degree

An interesting video clip from BBC News recently crossed my desk.  In it, Dr. Belinda Brooks-Gordon of the Birkbeck University of London, strip club owner Peter Stringfellow, and not-present news columnist Kevin Maguire (proxied by a BBC anchor) discuss the

Posted in career, heterosexuality, self-esteem, sex

Want a Raise? Wash Your Vulva, Dammit! (Part 2)

We recently introduced you to a disgusting full-page Woman’s Day magazine ad in Want a Raise? Wash Your Vulva, Dammit! (Part 1).  As promised, here’s the follow-up . . . now that I’m clear-headed enough to write it. Let’s start from

Posted in body image, career, feminism, self-esteem, sexism, taboo

Want a Raise? Wash Your Vulva, Dammit! (Part 1)

Male friend trident5 kicked a DemocraticUnderground link my way with the comment, “I am wholly unqualified to offer an opinion on this.”  Kowing him, I was expecting to find something nerdy/political  and bizarre enough that he, one of my Nerd Flock, would

Posted in body image, career, feminism, self-esteem, sexism, taboo

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