Monthly Archives: September 2004

I’m going to get shit for this, but I don’t care

Tweet From Nerve.com: The Porn For Kerry DVD claims to be the “hottest political porn ever shot!” The summaries on the website are priceless: “Scene 1: After a particularly heated TV debate, blonde bombshell conservative Ann Cunter and quirky comedian Al Frankenbeans blow off some steam in the dressing room … Scene 3: Jorge Bush [...]
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Federal employees to be offered Catholic insurance plan…

TweetYikes! The Bush administration announced a new plan last week that would offer federal employees a Catholic health plan that deliberately excludes coverage for birth control, abortion, sterilization and artificial insemination. This “faith-based” insurance plan, while touted as a way to “empower” employees to have greater control over their medical care, is just another way [...]
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In case you missed it…

TweetFeministing was on Air America! I got the chance to go on Janeane Garofalo’s show The Majority Report on Friday night…super exciting. If you didn’t get the chance to listen, you can hear the archived show here. You have to create a user name and password to listen, but it takes but a second… Feministing’s [...]
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Rape threats for African women in miniskirts

TweetBus drivers in Swaziland have said that they will rape any female passenger wearing a miniskirt. No, I’m not shitting you. Check this out: They have banned women from wearing revealing clothes on buses after three men were arrested for allegedly gang-raping an 18-year-old schoolgirl at a bus station in the town of Manzini. Witnesses [...]
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California takes the lead on stem cell research

TweetA new ballot measure in California calls for the state to spend almost $3 billion dollars in stem cell research over the next ten years—particularly the kind of research that cannot receive federal funding because of Bush’s current policy. Go California; you guys aren’t screwing around! This kind of cash is pretty much what is [...]
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