What Real Feminism Looks Like

In these days of such confusion over everything having to do with gender and sex, it is a relief to be able to bring you this public service announcement. From RightWingNews, it’s The 20 Hottest Conservative Women in the New Media for 2015. There are a couple of friends of Power Line on the list, and if you haven’t kept up with this non-Trumped up pageant, there are helpful links at the bottom for the list from the last three years.

Meanwhile, if you want to know what real feminism looks like in action, check out this story that crossed the wire yesterday:

Mom gives birth, fights off bees, starts wildfire 

Published: Wednesday, July 1, 2015

A California woman and the newborn she gave birth to alone in a Northern California forest are recovering after a harrowing weekend.

Amber Pangborn, 35, went into labor last Thursday. While driving to her parents’ house, she tried a shortcut, but took a wrong turn and ran out of gas in the Plumas National Forest.

“I thought we were going to die,” she told local television news station KCRA-TV. “And there was no cell service, there was no … there was nothing.”

Forced to give birth in the forest, Pangborn had to shield her premature newborn from mosquitoes as well as swarming bees she said appeared attracted to the placenta.

By Saturday, a desperate Pangborn started a fire to try and signal for help, but quickly lost control of the flames.

“Like, the whole side of the mountain caught on fire. I was looking at Marisa and was like, ‘I think Mommy just started a forest fire,'” she said.

The fire, however, succeeded in attracting the attention of the Forest Service, which dispatched a helicopter to the area after receiving word of low-lying smoke.

After finding mother and baby in their vehicle, crews transported both to a nearby hospital. Pangborn, who has three other daughters, has recovered. The baby is receiving additional care, but is “doing great,” according to Pangborn’s mother