Monthly Archives: October 2004

UN’s Inadequate Response to Gender-Based Violence

TweetYesterday the UN Security Council heard from more than fifty speakers on the perpetuation of gender-based violence in war. Thoraya Obaid, head of the UN Population Fund, chastised the counsel for not implementing programs that would provide protection to women in conflict areas. “From Afghanistan to Liberia, from Colombia to the Democratic Republic of the [...]
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Check It.

TweetWe may not all be big fans of Eminem, but I do think this is a pretty incredible video and would love to know what y’all think of it. The question is: Clearly Eminem has been continually and unabashadly misogynist, and has promoted violence against women. Should feminists embrace this video, that I’m sure will [...]
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CUNT! Cuntcuntcuntcuntcunt…

TweetNow was that so hard? I think not. But the folks at the Chicago Tribune disagree. Because of a last-minute freak out over the contentious c-word, editors were running around like maniacs pulling out the Women’s News section from their Wednesday papers. The Tribune had originally planned to run an article, “You c-nt say that [...]
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Mucho love for Teresa

Tweet If you’re a Teresa fan, you’re going to seriously enjoy Nerve’s Wife Swap (ignore the title, I beg of you), a love-letter of sorts to the “cheeky,” “sexy” future first lady… Tweet
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Bush Wins! For Best Villain, That Is

TweetIt looks like we have some voters for Bush outside of the U.S., and they seem to have the right idea. Readers of a British magazine have rated President Bush as thus year’s top screen villain for his appearance in Michael Moore’s documentary, “Fahrenheit 9/11.” So while Laura’s winning votes for her cookies, her hubby’s [...]
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