Monthly Archives: June 2008


TweetSo, ladies and gents, as you can see – the new site is live! A big thanks to Jen and Matt for all of their hard work… Below is some info on the new site, how it works, and how you can get involved. There will probably still be some bugs that we have to [...]
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Feministing Tech Note

TweetHey folks! Just want to give everyone a heads up – we’re switching over to the new site tonight, so things may be a bit wonky until the morning. First thing tomorrow, I’ll have a post up explaining the changes in the site and how to use it. In the meantime, thanks for your patience! [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

TweetICE raided a garment factory in Houston, and over 70 percent of those arrested were women. The FDA chose not to approve Gardasil, the HPV vaccine, for women ages 27 to 45. This doesn’t mean women those ages can’t get it — it just means your insurance is not likely to cover it. Megan McArdle [...]
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Community blog highlights!

TweetSome great stuff over there today… Lissette calls our attention to the fact that LPGA athletes are getting the WNBA treatment. erica asks, “Will someone tell John McCain that the wife beating jokes just aren’t funny?” And Josh O. of Planned Parenthood of South Dakota writes about how his state has failed to keep pace [...]
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Misinformed consent

TweetToday the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower court injunction, allowing South Dakota’s “informed consent” legislation to take effect. The legislation requires doctors to inform women seeking abortions that the procedure “ends a human life.” Because, you know, women are stupid and are just getting abortions willy-nilly, without thinking about it much. We [...]
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