Monthly Archives: October 2007

Oh, gross.

Tweet Anti-choice comic strip gone wild. Didn’t anyone tell this guy that someone is already on the creepy cartoon fetus thing? Tweet
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Day of Red

TweetToday people around the country are wearing red to protest violence against women of color. Aishah Shahidah Simmons on why she’s wearing red, and on an upcoming action: I am wearing red because I am a survivor of incest and rape.I am wearing red because I live in a City (Philadelphia) where a White Woman [...]
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Vaginas are the new black (so long as you don’t call them ‘vaginas’)

Tweet The New York Times Style section had a cover story (!) this weekend on the term “vajayjay.” For reals. I’m glad that the lack of non-sexist euphemisms for women’s genitals is being discussed, and I actually find ‘vajayjay’ kinda endearing. Though I’ve also been a fan of ‘vag’ for a while. (For example, when [...]
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Horrifying report of the day

TweetA report by the Gender Violence Recovery Centre (GVRC) in Kenya says that more than 600 women in the country are raped daily. The report…indicates that the youngest rape survivor is five-months-old while the oldest is 86. The statistics, which have been compiled in hospitals and community-based organisations where the victims go for treatment and [...]
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A Feministing Contest!

Tweet Louise Sloan and her publisher have very generously donated five books to Feministing to give away to our readers. Fun! To make things interesting, the first five people to email me with the correct answers to all three Feministing trivia questions will win a copy of Knock Yourself Up: A Tell-All Guide to Becoming [...]
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