Monthly Archives: February 2005

Talk sex with Jessica

TweetWell not really. But you can hear her on Sex Talk, “a weekly podcast on gender issues, equity and feminism,” that Rebel Dad started up. Good shit. In addition to Jess’ odd ramblings on masturbating in Atlanta, the show features an interview with Lissa Bell of the National Partnership for Women & Families, and some [...]
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Founder of Amnesty International dies

Tweet Peter Benenson, the founder of human rights organization Amnesty International, died Friday evening. Very sad. Send Amnesty a message of condolence here; I believe they are collecting them for a later tribute. Tweet
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Single Japanese women want to stay that way

TweetAccording to a recent poll, most single Japanese women would prefer not to marry and think they would be happy living alone for the rest of their life. While the newspaper that did the poll, the Yomiuri, noted that the results reflect “a recent trend among single women who no longer attach social stigma to [...]
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UN meeting on women begins today

Tweet So Samhita beat me to the chase a bit on this one, but just to elaborate a bit… The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) begins its two-week run starting Monday in New York City. I know a lot of folks aren’t really into the UN processes (for varying reasons), but [...]
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Beijing Plus Ten

TweetThe Beijing Plus Ten Conference starts today in New York which is the ten year review of the Beijing Conference in 1995. The Beijing Conference raised awareness of the international status of women’s rights and attempted to bring about legislative change by way of a document called the Beijing Platform for Action, that were a [...]
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