Monthly Archives: July 2006

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Women ordained as Catholic priests in forbidden ceremony today

TweetTwelve women are participating in a forbidden ceremony today where they will be ordained as priests as deacons; the ceremony won’t be recognized (duh) by the Catholic church. Similar ceremonies conducted by the group Roman Catholic Womenpriests have been held before in other countries, and most of the participants have been excommunicated. It’s the first [...]
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Argentina abortion controversy

TweetA 19 year-old mentally disabled rape victim is at the center of an abortion controversy in Argentina. A top provincial court will decide within a few days whether to allow a mentally impaired 19 year old, four months pregnant, to have an abortion. Both Argentina’s health minister and its most powerful governor back her family’s [...]
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Back from vacation!

TweetJust got in last night from the beautiful (though terrifyingly uber-rich) Martha’s Vineyard. Me likes the beach. A big thanks to Lindsay for guest blogging and to the other Feministing gals for holding down the fort. I thank you; my tan thanks you. Some vacation photos to come tomorrow, though none as cool as Amanda’s [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

TweetWomen still do most of the housework. Somebody, quick, call Linda Hirshman! A federal judge rules against a small university that violated Title IX, which requires equal funding for women’s and men’s sports. One of the women who participated in a Catholic ordination ceremony to demand female priests has resigned from her job with the [...]
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