Monthly Archives: November 2007

Yet another reason to love the Girl Scouts.

Tweet Check out this New York Times piece from yesterday about how the Girl Scouts have been recruiting Muslim girls in an effort to help them adjust to American culture without sacrificing their Muslim identity. At the same time, the piece itself was bothersome at some parts, for example: She has discovered that the trademark [...]
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Most upsetting lede ever

Tweet“A 12-year-old girl was recently arrested for having illicit affairs with men.” Ugh. Tweet
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Breaking: Hostage situation at Clinton campaign office

TweetOh dear. Stay tuned for more. Tweet
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Amnesty’s ad campaign against FGM

Tweet Amnesty International has launched an ad campaign to battle female genital mutilation (see full sized pics here and here). The images of sewn up flowers are striking, but effective. What do you think? Tweet
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Transgender politician gets sued for “fraud”

TweetMichelle Bruce–who won a City Council seat in Riverdale, Georgia four years ago–is being sued by her (losing) opponent for supposedly “misleading” voters by running as a woman. Talk about classy. Three rivals ran against [Bruce] in the Nov. 6 election. She captured 312 votes, not enough to avoid a Dec. 4 runoff against the [...]
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