Monthly Archives: December 2006

Weekly Feminist Reader

TweetI have a story in the current print issue (Jan/Feb) of The American Prospect about the politics of using RU-486 to treat cancer. It’s also online here. Phill Kline’s investigation into a Kansas abortion provider won’t continue after Kline leaves office on January 8. But Kline is working hard to get charges filed before then. [...]
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Linda Nieves-Powell: Bringing Latino Flavored Productions

Tweet Linda Nieves-Powell is the president and CEO of the multimedia entertainment company, Latino Flavored Productions, Inc. based in New York, which she founded in 1995. As well as a playwright, author, mother, wife, and entrepreneur. I spoke with Linda over the phone in November. Here’s Linda… Tweet
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Random coolness

TweetLauren of Faux Real Tho (originally of Feministe) is getting hitched. Go say congrats! Amanda has a wedding song suggestion. So do I. (Ignore the bad ending and tweed overload.) Tweet
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Female blogger wins Iranian City Council election

TweetThis made my day. Mehrnoush Najafi, a lawyer who also happens to be a women’s rights activist and blogger, won in the Hamedan City Council Elections. Eteraz notes that after the polls closed, Najafi wrote on her blog: “I am a candidate, therefore, I am.” He also gives us this great quote: “Why don’t women [...]
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My mood today

TweetThanks to Amanda for helping me to find the perfect outlet for said mood. Tweet
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