Monthly Archives: December 2005

Most Saudis think women should be able to drive

TweetA new poll published in the Okaz daily claims that 60 percent of Saudis think women should be allowed to drive. These results come two days after Crown Prince Sultan Bin Abdel Aziz told reporters that he believed it was fine for women to drive. (So long as their fathers, husbands and brothers approved, of [...]
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Top ten news stories for U.S. women

TweetMs. magazine announced their top ten news stories for women this year. Check them out here. Agree or disagree? Any additions? Tweet
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Double entendre abstinence product of the day

Tweet From the Abstinence Clearinghouse: Want a unique giveaway item for your next class or abstinence presentation? These suckers, in cherry flavor, are a fun way to get the message to teens: Don’t Be a Sucker! Save Sex For Marriage. Ahem. No comment. Tweet
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I call bullshit: Mattel cuts ties with Girls, Inc.

Tweet I realize this is slightly old news (that will teach us for taking days off!), but it’s too important not to post on. Mattel—maker of American Girl products—has decided not to renew their partnership with Girls, Inc. when it ends this year. Girls, Inc. and American Girl caused quite the controversy with their collaborative [...]
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Birth control pill may cut MS risk

Tweet New research from the Harvard School of Public Health shows that women who take oral contraceptives may be lowering their short-term risk of developing multiple sclerosis. The study, published in Archives of Neurology, reports that the incidence of MS was 40 percent lower in those taking oral contraceptives compared to those who weren’t. Researchers [...]
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