Monthly Archives: February 2006

Supreme Court decision a win for violent anti-choicers

TweetThe Supreme Court ruled today that federal racketeering and extortion laws can’t be used to stop anti-choice extremists from obstructing access to clinics, damaging property or using violence. (Legal Momentum has a history of the case, Scheidler v. National Organization for Women) This case has been going on since 1986, when the National Organization for [...]
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So that’s why there’s no male birth-control pill

TweetAfter years of news reports that male birth control is on the way, now there’s some support for what feminists have always suspected. It’s not science that’s holding up the creation of a Pill for men– it’s society. The original developer of male birth-control pill says they stopped work on it because men wouldn’t use [...]
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Baseball Hall of Fame inducts first woman

TweetGive it up for Effa Manley, the first female Baseball Hall-of-Famer. She co-owned a Negro League team with her husband, and ran the business end of the team for more than a decade. Manley used baseball to advance civil rights causes with events such as an Anti-Lynching Day at the ballpark. She died in 1981 [...]
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Feminist dating etiquette

TweetRachel Kramer Bussel at the Village Voice takes on the question of hetero dating and who pays–is it sad that I really didn’t know this was still a dating issue? I thought at least with younger folks this wouldn’t really even be a question. (My boyfriend insists that I must live in an alternate universe.) [...]
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Equality sucks caption contest

Tweet I can’t believe I missed this gem of a graphic used on IWF’s Campus Corner. Classic. Best caption wins a very fashionable Feministing shirt. Tweet
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