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“Be careful when you slut out.” -Anonymous

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Jerk Magazine is hosting its spring Launch Party at Funk ‘n Waffles this Saturday, March 27th at 7:30 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. Come join us for some music, waffles, and good old jerkin’ fun! Admission is only $5.

Gage isn't featured in this photo, but it's a classic and I love it.

Gage isn't featured in this photo, but it's a classic and I love it.

In honor of women’s history month last March I wrote a couple of blog posts for Jerk and Feministing.com about Matilda Joslyn Gage, an unknown suffragist who greatly contributed to securing women’s right to vote but ended up getting screwed over by her “friends” and left out of history books.

I still haven’t forgotten about this kick-ass lady, and in order to honor her this year I wrote Ms. Gage a letter explaining why I think she rocks.

Dear Matilda,

I have now spent over one year of my life studying you and being aware of your awesome existence. I had the opportunity to be taught all about your life’s work from Sally Roesch Wagner, another amazing woman who has dedicated her life to restoring your name in history. (more…)