Monthly Archives: April 2004

Update on “Missing” Women

TweetToday’s NY Times has an article on the National Council for Research on Women’s report Feministing commented on yesterday. Here’s a shocker: “The White House did not immediately return a call for comment.” Tweet
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Pump some iron, ladies!

TweetAccording to a study by Penn State highlighted in an Associated Press article, young women who get distracted easily may just be iron-deficient. It’s been known that anemia can make you tired and distracted, but the study–which looked at women ages 18 to 35–reveals that even a less severe iron-deficiency can have an effect on [...]
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If you had fun in DC on Sunday…

Tweetthen you should go again on May 8th! Visions in Feminism, a conference at the University of Maryland at College Park, will be a great way to spend Mother’s Day weekend. Their workshops include Our Bobbins, Ourselves: The Craft Revolution, Feminist Movements in the Arab World, and 99 Problems and a Bitch Ain’t One: Hip [...]
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“Missing” Women

TweetThe National Council for Research on Women (NCRW) released “MISSING: Information About Women’s Lives” today, a report documenting a pattern of information concerning women disappearing from Federal Government websites. The report also covers the trend of government websites providing misleading health information–like the myth that there’s a link between breast cancer and abortion. NCRW President [...]
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Jon Stewart, if you were taller I’d marry you.

TweetAs if we needed another reason to love Jon Stewart… Click on the URLs below to hear him making fun of Karen Hughes’s anti-abortion speech. Nice. Tweet
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