Monthly Archives: March 2005

Could doctors refuse to treat gays under conscience clause laws?

TweetAccording to, the conscience clause laws that pharmacists have been using to deny women birth control and emergency contraception prescriptions could also be used by doctors to refuse treatment to gay and lesbian patients. Looks like these laws are just chock full of discrimination. Jeez. The ProudParenting piece specifically discusses Michigan’s law, which Rep. [...]
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Support Feministing: Advertise with us!

TweetSo after a lot of thought (and talking through what exactly constitutes “selling out…”) we’ve decided to take ads on the site. As traffic has increased for Feministing, we’ve had to upgrade numerous times and it’s all out-of-pocket costs. We’re hoping that taking on ads will let us continue the site without going totally broke! [...]
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Maxim strips Bush twins…of dignity

Tweet The ever-classy lad magazine Maxim is “pranking” the Bush twins in the April issue by featuring a heavily doctored photograph of the twins in lingerie. The faces are theirs, the bodies…not so much. Now, I hate Bush as much as the next feminist and I’m not exactly a fan of the twins either. But [...]
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Dads tell Bush to respect their daughters

TweetDads and Daughters, a national nonprofit org committed to providing “tools to men to be better fathers and advocates for their daughters,” just put out a great action alert: Get the White House to Value Achievement Over Looks in Female Officials. The “Dads” are justifiably pissed that in discussing the appointment of Dina Powell to [...]
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Documentary features women speaking out on abortion

Tweet Make sure to check out this article on Speak Out: I Had an Abortion, by none other than our fab contributor Jessica Wakeman. The film–by Jennifer Baumgardner and Gillian Aldrich (above)–features women talking about their experiences with abortion, in part to end the bullshit stigma surrounding the procedure. Also read Karen Rosenberg’s take at [...]
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