Monthly Archives: March 2007

Mexico City legalizing abortion?

TweetLawmakers started hearings recently on a proposal to legalize abortion in Mexico City. The city’s Legislative Assembly is not scheduled to vote until mid-April, but passage seems likely. Mexican feminists say the legalization of abortion in this city of 8 million would be a landmark for the Latin American women’s movement. “We’ve been working for [...]
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The “empowered” Pussycat Dolls

TweetBecause there’s nothing like appropriating feminist language to promote bad girl bands. Via Pandagon. Tweet
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Because constitutional equality is so “retro”

TweetThere’s a new effort to pass the Equal Rights Amendment. Nice. The amendment, which came three states short of enactment in 1982, has been introduced in five state legislatures since January. Yesterday, House and Senate Democrats reintroduced the measure under a new name — the Women’s Equality Amendment — and vowed to bring it to [...]
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Because I love the Guerrilla Girls

Tweet And I was just talking to someone about them yesterday. These bitches rock. Tweet
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Number of women smokers decrease in NY.

TweetPerhaps because cigarettes are 8 dollars a pack and you can’t smoke inside and it is COLD outside (from what I hear) the percentage of female smokers has made a sharp decrease in NY. The data, which is a random telephone survey of 10,000 residents, shows more women are becoming health conscious now. Calling it [...]
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