Monthly Archives: February 2007

Quick Hit: Drinking and Rape

Tweet Check out this amazing piece by The Lovely Jaclyn Friedman at Women’s eNews, “Drinking and Rape: Let’s Wise Up About It.” Tweet
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25 percent of American women infected with HPV

TweetUSA Today reports that one in four U.S. women become infected with HPV, the virus which causes cervical cancer. Researchers have estimated that 20 million Americans have some form of HPV. The study concluded that 26.8% of U.S. women are infected, a figure that is comparable to earlier estimates using smaller groups. “We expected the [...]
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Today in women-as-meat news…

Tweet The Penthouse Steakhouse. “Are you hungry?� one of these women said, making hungry sound like an X-rated word. “Ravenous?� Yet another in an ongoing series of ads, eateries and comments that equate women and meat. (Thanks to Erin for the link.) Tweet
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I’m Just Saying

TweetContributed by Courtney Martin. As you might imagine, when I interviewed Gloria Feldt, former president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and current independent writer/speaker, I heard some pretty amazing stories in her still slightly detectable Texan accent. Gloria was behind planning the largest march in history on the Washington Mall in April 2004. [...]
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Saturday night good times

TweetA heads up to all you New Yorkers: the fabulous Amanda Marcotte is coming into town! So get out your party hats and come to a super cool event on Saturday night to support Amanda. Invite after the jump. Tweet
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