Monthly Archives: August 2005

Happy (belated) Birthday, Vanessa!

Tweet Vanessa‘s 25th birthday was actually yesterday (I’m such a bad sister), but I was holding out for some pics from her Friday night bash. Alas, we have none as of yet so I’ll just have to deal with Vanessa’s wrath over stealing this “bass master” picture from her Friendster profile. But really, what are [...]
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Texas docs providing abortions could face death penalty

TweetYeah, you heard right. A new law in Texas could mean that docs who perform abortions without parental approval would face capital murder charges. Find out more at BushvChoice. Tweet
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UK women earn almost 30 percent less than men

TweetNew research reports that UK women earn about 27 percent less than their male counterparts. The biggest gap was in London, where men earned an average of £39,022 and women 35% less at £28,833, salary comparison site PayFinder said. A spokeswoman said: “Women need to be diligent and take the lead in checking that their [...]
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FDA/EC Coverage

TweetIf you’re a glutton for punishment like I am, check out all the depressing coverage on the FDA’s bullshit EC delay: The New York Times: Morning-After Pill: Politics and the F.D.A. Los Angeles Times: FDA Delays Ruling on ‘Morning After’ Contraceptive USA Today: FDA abandons its standards Bloomberg: FDA Delays Decision on Barr’s `Morning After’ [...]
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Budapest mayor says miniskirts for perfect legs only

Tweet This is just too much. The mayor of one Budapest district wants female City Hall staff to wear miniskirts only if they have “completely perfect legs” and the skirts are no shorter than 2-3 centimeters (about 1 inch) above the knee. …[Gabor] Mitynan also dislikes crop tops — popular in Budapest — saying “few [...]
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