Monthly Archives: March 2009

Karzai Votes in Law that Leads to Massive Scale-backs in Women’s Rights.

TweetThis was an unfortunate move prior to the election in an effort to bow to fundamentalists. In a massive blow for women’s rights, the new Shia Family Law negates the need for sexual consent between married couples, tacitly approves child marriage and restricts a woman’s right to leave the home, according to UN papers seen [...]
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Pope to recieve potentially 5 millions condoms in the mail.

Tweet To add to the humor (that’s not really that funny), it turns out that folks in Italy are not taking well to the Pope’s allegation that condoms have led to an increase of AIDS in Africa. In response they have organized to send the Pope condoms (1 per person) via 60,000 people. Sounds like [...]
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“So what: I have a little cellulite!”

Tweet Kim Kardashian posted a pre-photoshopped picture of herself from her Complex Magazine photoshoot to her blog saying she is aware she has cellulite and “which curvy girl doesn’t?” Complex had “mistakenly” run the pre-photoshopped picture showing her *gasp* cellulite. Soon after they took the picture down replacing it with one that trims down her [...]
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A Hurrah for Dr. George Tiller

Tweet This is coming a wee late but is fantastic news. After years of harassment and public shaming through what seemed to be a neverending trial, charged on 19 counts of misdemeanor by the state of Kansas, Dr. George Tilller came out on top and was acquitted on all counts on Friday. A background: While [...]
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Quick Hit: Pole-dancing as an Olympic Sport?

Tweet Should pole-dancing be approved as an Olympic sport? According to the Collette Kakuk, founder of the Pole Dancing Association, yes. She believes pole-dancing should not be marginalized or shamed, but brought into the light as a difficult, healthy and competitive activity that makes you fit. I guess my question would be, would making pole-dancing [...]
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