Monthly Archives: December 2004

Holiday!

TweetFeministing won’t be posting due to the holiday. Y’all have a safe and happy new year! Tweet
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The Double S Stands For Shitty-Ass State

TweetCheck out Newsday’s article on the last standing abortion clinic in Mississippi, and the lead that the state has taken in the war on reproductive rights. There used to be seven clinics available to get an abortion. Yet over the recent years, Mississippi has become widely known as a state that is intent on abolishing [...]
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Renowned Feminist and Author Dies

Tweet Susan Sontag, a renowned feminist, author and playwright, died on Tuesday in a New York cancer hospital at the age of 71. She was one of the most esteemed writers of her generation, as well as a passionate human rights activist. She was born on January 16, 1933 in New York, and was raised [...]
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Extra, Extra!

TweetThis week a new independent women’s magazine will hit the stands. The publication is not particularly about women, but written by women about various global issues, concentrating on solution-based commentary rather than the typical focus on crises and war. World Pulse features women journalists from around the world, and includes articles on a range of [...]
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Scarlet letter for strippers?

Tweet The City Council in San Antonio, Texas recently approved a measure that will require strippers to wear permits while they are on stage. According to the Associated Press, the reasoning behind this deliberate public shaming of women (called a “human display ordinance,” puh-leeze) is to make it easier for police to identify dancers. Um, [...]
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