Monthly Archives: September 2007

Reading tonight in NYC, and some video fun

TweetHappy Friday folks. If you’re in the New York area and want to come to see me speak and read a bit from Full Frontal Feminism, I’ll be at the West Side YMCA at 8pm. All the info is below. And to get you revved up for whatever fun (hopefully feminist) plans you have tonight, [...]
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Fired pregnant woman was told to “suck in” her belly

Tweet Be careful, bellies, you might scare the “beautiful” people! Sometimes the jokes just write themselves. A plastic surgery office is being sued for discrimination after firing a pregnant secretary who was told to “suck in her belly so she wouldn’t scare away patients.” [Erin] Griggle, who worked in the company’s Cranberry, [Pittsburgh] office, said [...]
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Connecticut Catholic hospitals will dispense EC

TweetHere’s some good news to get you revved up for the weekend. Roman Catholic bishops in Connecticut have agreed to let hospital personnel give emergency contraception to all rape victims, reversing their decision days before a new state law requires it. Okay, so they were forced to comply. Whatevs. At least women in Connecticut can [...]
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Angelina gets emotional at CGI

TweetOkay, I usually don’t get gushy over celebs. But I’m here at The Clinton Global Initiative this week and the story above was one of the most touching I heard. Tweet
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Quick Hit: Jena 6′s Mychal Bell out on bail

TweetDistrict Attorney Reed Walters (owner of a very selective memory) has decided not to try and charge Bell as an adult again after his conviction was overturned. Bell still faces second degree battery and conspiracy charges in a juvenile court, but was released today on bail. Via Washington Post. Tweet
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