Monthly Archives: January 2007

Take action for rape survivor in Florida

TweetPlanned Parenthood has an action item for the young woman who was put in jail and denied emergency contraception after being raped. Take action here and contact the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office. Tweet
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Official candidate of the sisterhood?

TweetIn case you’ve been in hiding for the past two weeks, you should know that everyone is running for president. And they’re starting now. I’m pretty sure Dem Hill staffers are still hung-over from all the celebrating, but even though winter came late, spring is coming early in Washington. Joe Biden has already stepped in [...]
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Fun with Feminist Flickr (beating cancer/beating women edition)

Tweet Several people have sent me this breast cancer awareness ad, put out by the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. When I first saw the picture, I wasn’t so sure it was totally offensive. And as Ann said to me via IM not so long ago, perhaps it’s the group trying to counter the [...]
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You can’t make this stuff up

Tweet Because what’s more fun than some old fashioned racism shrouded in pro-woman rhetoric? Immigrants wishing to live in the small Canadian town of Herouxville, Quebec, must not stone women to death in public, burn them alive or throw acid on them, according to an extraordinary set of rules released by the local council. The [...]
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It’s ba-ack….

Tweet South Dakota is at it again. A new abortion ban bill is expected to be revealed today at the state Capitol–and this time around it will have exceptions for rape, incest and the health of the woman. (So generous, I know.) “Legislators in the House and Senate who did not vote in favor of [...]
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