Monthly Archives: February 2009

Quick Hit Promo: This is What a Tweet Looks Like

Tweet This isn’t directly related to feminism, but we just had to give props to our tech grrlfriend Deanna Zandt who recently posted “A non-fanatical beginner’s guide to Twitter,” and I highly recommend checking it out. Twitter is a beautiful thing for it not only gives you the opportunity to self-indulge shamelessly, but has become [...]
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Sow this, Asshole

Tweet A Mikwaukee right wing talk radio show host Mark Belling called women who breastfeed “sows” on his show the other day in response to a proposed breastfeeding bill. You can listen to the segment here, although coincidentally, that podcast of the segment is no longer on the show’s website. He says: “Without regard to [...]
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A small reminder.

TweetUNICEF released this pretty compelling video, “Missing” to bring attention to the prevalence of maternal mortality in the world. Their statement: “We call these women ‘missing’ because their deaths could have been avoided. In fact, 80 per cent of maternal deaths could be averted if women had access to essential maternal health services. We know [...]
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Clinton to Pick Human Rights Activist as Assistant Secretary of State

Tweet This is good news. Via RH Reality Check, we learn that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton intends to name Michael Posner, the current president of Human Right First, as Assistant Secretary of State. Posner has a 30-year history involved in human rights work, with a focus on refugees’ rights, the protection of and justice [...]
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My Little Red Book

TweetThis is a great idea–we need to share these experiences in more open and honest ways. MY LITTLE RED BOOK is an anthology of stories about first periods, collected from women of all ages from around the world. The accounts range from light-hearted (the editor got hers while water skiing in a yellow bathing suit) [...]
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