Monthly Archives: November 2004

Groping on Tokyo trains routine for young women

TweetAccording to a recent survey, almost 64 percent of Japanese women in their 20s and 30s have been groped on Tokyo trains, subways or at transit stations. Eww. Women being “groped” (which I’m wondering why they’re not calling it “assault”) has been a problem for some time in Tokyo. In fact, recently women-only train cars [...]
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Merciless McElroy

TweetWendy McElroy was obnoxious enough two weeks ago. (Personally, I’ve been all set on the McElroy tip ever since reading: “the alarmism of mainstream feminism often blows problems way out of proportion and reports them out of context”.) But lately, she’s officially gone too far. First, there was her lovely article on domestic violence. [...]
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Congress makes it easier for providers to refuse women abortions

TweetAccording to the AP, a provision in a $388 billion spending bill passed on Saturday blocks any of the money “from going to federal, state or local agencies that act against health care providers and insurers because they don’t provide abortions, make abortion referrals or cover them.” This policy is just another another step in [...]
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I Heart NY: Downtown restaurant denies Bush twins

Tweet Best piece of gossip I’ve heard in while…via Gawker: Freemans, tuesday night the 16th of nov. the bush twins , along with 2 massive secret service men, tried to have dinner. they were told by the maitre’d that they were full and would be for the next 4 years. upon hearing, the entire restaurant [...]
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Big Ups To The Simpsons

Tweet Are you a die-hard fan of The Simpsons like myself? If so, you have may checked out last night’s episode, which grappled an ongoing feminist issue. Little Lisa gets made fun of by the twins for having a big ass, so she responds by becoming immersed in the current social beauty trend of being [...]
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