Monthly Archives: January 2009

My Unsolicited Advice to the Women of “Dating a Banker Anonymously”

TweetCheck out smarty pants Linda Holmes interesting research on the legitimacy of lack there of, of the DABA ladies on NPR. Warning: best read on an empty stomach. This one is a puker. The New York Times rounded out its seemingly never ending informal series on how the economy’s downturn is affecting wealthy white people [...]
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Thank You Thursdays: Joan Walsh and Bob Herbert

TweetI guess Dick is, well, a dick. Check out Dick Armey, Texas Republican and former Majority Leader, stoop to the most unoriginal sexism ever on Hardball with Salon’s Joan Walsh: Congrats to Joan Walsh for maintaining such composure and even going on after Armey’s “prattle” to make a really solid point about the Earned Income [...]
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Feministing Calendar Highlights

TweetLooking for some fun feminist activities? Make sure to check out the Feministing Calendar. Some upcoming events…. Tomorrow Yes Means Yes reading in Cambridge, MA 6pm, Cambridge YMCA Theater, hosted by Center for New Words You’ll get to hear from me, Jaclyn Friedman plus fantastic contributors Kate Harding and Toni Amato. Feb 2 You’re Invited [...]
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Iceland appoints new prime minister

Tweet Meet Johanna Sigurdardottir, Iceland’s next interim prime minister. Iceland’s next leader will be an openly gay former flight attendant who parlayed her experience as a union organizer into a decades-long political career. …”Now we need a strong government that works with the people,” Sigurdardottir told reporters Wednesday, adding that a new administration will likely [...]
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Court says school can expel lesbians

Tweet Unless you’re a homo. This is just unbelievable. A private religious high school can expel students it believes are lesbians because the school isn’t covered by California civil rights laws, a state appeals court has ruled. Relying on a 1998 state Supreme Court ruling that allowed the Boy Scouts to exclude gays and atheists, [...]
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