Monthly Archives: December 2004

Suing for sexual harassment…after he’s dead?

Tweet Um, this was just too odd not to point out. Jo An Corrales, Marlon Brando’s former business manager, has filed a $3.5 million suit against the deceased actor’s estate, accusing him of sexual harassment. Clearly it’s awful if she was harassed by Brando, but suing a dead guy? Come on now. Tweet
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Illegal abortions kill one in four pregnant women in Gabon

TweetNow this is some seriously disturbing news. Reuters (through Integrated Regional Information Networks) reported today that in Gabon, illegal abortion killed more than 25 percent of pregnant women in 2001. It was also reported that many of these women were teenagers. Abortion is illegal in Gabon, unless the life of the woman is in danger. [...]
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Japan considers letting women take the throne

TweetThe Associated Press reported today that Japan is setting up a task force to consider allowing an empress, something that is now banned by a post-World War II law. Unfortunately, it’s not really for a seeking-to-end-sexism kind of reason: Japanese law bans women from ascending to the Chrysanthemum Throne. But no boy has been born [...]
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Post-holiday weirdness

TweetWe hope all of you had a great holiday weekend are making amazing plans for the upcoming New Year celebrations… Just a quick thing: Don’t know if anyone noticed this in the NY Times magazine yesterday, but it was too laughable not bring up: Check out the headline for one of the articles (the whole [...]
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Or not at all.

TweetHope y’all enjoyed the holidays and we’ll be back tomorrow! Tweet
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