Monthly Archives: March 2006

Let’s play a game

TweetHow many things can you find wrong with this quote from Sharon Stone: “Young people talk to me about what to do if they’re being pressed for sex? I tell them (what I believe): oral sex is a hundred times safer than vaginal or anal sex. If you’re in a situation where you cannot get [...]
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Montana insurance companies must cover contraceptives

TweetMontana Attorney General Mike McGrath said yesterday that insurance companies must cover contraceptives in prescription drug plans–doing otherwise is sex discrimination. Attempts by women’s advocacy groups, like NARAL Pro-Choice Montana, have failed in recent years to get lawmakers to force insurance companies to automatically offer the coverage. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana said company [...]
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Alleged gang rape at Duke.

TweetMy roommate just brought this to my attention as her girl Manju (they are both from the League of Pissed of Voters w00t!) has participated in the protesting of Duke’s lackadaisical ignorance to charges of gang rape. In as ugly a story as is likely to be reported in college sports this year, a black [...]
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Pill of the (distant) Future

TweetScottish researchers are developing a new-and-improved birth control pill. It sounds positively dreamy: Non-hormonal! Prevents cancer! No PMS! Lower risk of blood clots! While the Pill is the most effective form of contraception, many are put off by side-effects from the female hormones on which it is based… The new Pill works on a completely [...]
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Girls just wanna have fun …without getting raped

TweetIn case you aren’t tired of being called a slut yet, check out Concerned Women for America’s audio interview about girls gone wild on spring break. (Clearly, this is what the AMA warning hath wrought.) Apparently somebody bought CWA’s Janice Crouse a copy of Female Chauvinist Pigs, because she repeats the book’s message nearly word-for-word: [...]
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