Monthly Archives: April 2007

Luck of the Irish my ass.

TweetThis is just fucked: A 17-year-old girl who is four months pregnant and whose child cannot survive outside the womb has gone to the High Court to challenge a decision by the Health Service Executive to stop her leaving the State for an abortion. The girl is in the care of the HSE and is [...]
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Saletan’s Rules for Girls

TweetIt’s a well-known fact (at least, to Slate’s William Saletan) that pregnant women who seek abortions actually have no idea what abortions are. Let alone what a fetus is. Enter Saletan’s Rules for Girls. Cleverly disguised as an article about the increasing popularity of ultrasound bills among the anti-choice sect, Saletan’s article is more like [...]
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Quick Hit: A lovely lesbian wedding.

TweetThe New York Magazine featured “The Lesbian Bride’s Handbookâ€? yesterday, which is not necessarily a handbook but more of a way-too-adoroble story of Ariel Levy’s wedding. (Reminder: Levy is the author of the oh-so-controversial Female Chauvinist Pigs: Women and the Rise of Raunch Culture.) Congrats to Levy and her wifey. (And that hot-ass dress!) Tweet
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New York introduces reproductive rights bill.

Tweet Last week, Governor Eliot Spitzer introduced the Reproductive Health and Privacy Protection Act, a bill that would ensure New Yorkers’ right to choose. Although New York is generally viewed as a “safe state� in regards to reproductive rights, its actual current legislation is totally outdated. Abortion is even technically criminalized under New York’s homicide [...]
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Amusing headline of the day.

Tweet“Why Feminist Mommies Are Like Pimps.� SO true. Tweet
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