Posts Tagged: hobby lobby

Hobby Lobby Protest Crafts

In the long process of grieving about the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court ruling, I decided to talk back to the corporation in the language it best understands. Here are all the feminist crafts I made last weekend. 

1. Toddler Onesie

You are never too young to subvert the patriarchy.

2. Shards-of-the-Glass-Ceiling Earrings

While only 4.8 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs are women, ALL corporations are people.


3. Crochet Birth Control Cozy

Your birth control pills may no longer be "covered," but you can still cover them with crochet.


The Hobby Lobby Pie

Ann Friedman is covered in glitter and shaking with rage.



Spin, Measure, Cut: Hobby Lobby and the Tangled Skein of Reproductive Rights

I blame my compulsive crocheting habit in large part on my great-aunt. For the first 39 years of my life I shared a birthday with her: Auntie Marie was born on July 11, 1907, and I came along exactly 60 years later. Like my grandmother—her sister—Auntie Marie worked blue-collar jobs her whole life, raising a son alone after her husband died, but in spite of all the hardship she lived to the age of 99. Like all the women in my family, she was made of stern stuff.

But Auntie Marie had a soft side, evident in the packages she regularly sent to our family in Texas. She made afghans [...]