Monthly Archives: March 2007

That’s one way to get out of alimony

TweetThis is just lovely: Lawrence Roach agreed to pay alimony to the woman he divorced, not the man she became after a sex change, his lawyers argued Tuesday in an effort to end the payments. But the ex-wife’s attorneys said the operation doesn’t alter the agreement. Roach says, “I have a right to move forward [...]
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And we’re off…

Tweet If we’re a little slow on posting today, it’s because Vanessa, Samhita, Celina and I are on our way to the WAM conference in Cambridge. It will be super fun for multiple reasons: we’re on cool panels with awesome women, networks galore, and this will be the first time ever I get to see [...]
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BREAKING: Keroack resigns!

TweetI have it on good authority that “Dr.” Eric Keroack, the abstinence-only nut and cartoon enthusiast who was appointed by the Bush administration to oversee reproductive rights funding is resigning. More info as I get it… Tweet
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It doesn’t need to be legal to be commercialized

TweetContributed by Miriam Zoila Pérez, Radical Doula This article in last week’s NY Times brings up some hotly debated issues in the progressive LGBTQ movement. In reaction to the way that mainstream gay political movements have been overtaken by the fight for gay marriage, some radical activists have asked the question: Why marriage? Activists like [...]
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More Schlafly: Married women can’t get raped.

TweetBelieve it. Last night at Bates College, Phyllis Schlafly gave a lecture titled, “Conservatism vs. Feminism: The Great Debate” where at one point she contended that a woman can’t get raped by her husband: “By getting married, the woman has consented to sex, and I don’t think you can call it rape.” The fact that [...]
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