Monthly Archives: April 2004

You talkin’ to me?

TweetWhile the March for Women’s lives generated some media coverage this week (though not nearly enough—punks!), what Feministing found interesting were several stories preceding the March that supposedly focused on young women’s participation in the event. In a 4/24/04 Washington Post article, “For Abortion Rights, a Changing of the Guard,” young women involved with the [...]
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Karen, Karen, Karen

TweetAs Jessica put it in a recent post, “one million people on your front lawn telling you to go fuck yourself” is the not-so-subtle message that marchers brought to President George Bush this past Sunday. We really didn’t expect much reaction from the President or his people on the March for Women’s Lives. (at least [...]
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The High Cost of Beauty

TweetUh oh ladies. An article in the Chicago Tribune details increased spending among women in their teens and twenties on beauty products. While putting your best foot forward is always a good thing, it’s not a great idea when it comes at the expense of your savings account. It turns out that we are spending [...]
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Jonesing

TweetIf you don’t already know about Sarah Jones, you’re missing out. A fellow Bryn Mawrtyr, she’s been on the New York urban poetry scene for years (she won the Nuyorican Grand Slam championship in 1997) and has championed the young feminist cause throughout. She’s also a free speech activist. In 2001, the Federal Communications Commission [...]
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Washington Post Rape Coverage

TweetWhat does the media love more than a scandalous in-school rape case? A young woman recanting her story. The recent Washington Post articles examining the alleged rape of a 15 year-old girl at Mount Hebron High School in Maryland have been remiss in their handling of the girl’s recent recantation. The girl had previously accused [...]
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