What We Missed

Carnal Nation questions the validity of Ms. Magazine’s coverage of sex workers.
Steven Waldman, left, of Beliefnet and William Saletan of Slate debate the idea of reducing abortion by paying pregnant women.
Planned Parenthood of El Paso is closing all six of its health-care centers because of financial problems.
Tennis player Chris Evert joined agrees that the noise level in women’s tennis, specifically the “grunting” is out of hand. Seems steeped in mysognoistic assumptions about appropriate conduct for women to me…any tennis players want to chime in?
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that white firefighters in New Haven, Conn., were unfairly denied promotions because of their race, reversing a decision that high court nominee Sonia Sotomayor endorsed as an appeals court judge.
Sex education that provides information about abstinence, condom use and other contraceptive methods is the most effective way to reduce the growing number of teenagers who contract a sexually transmitted infection or become pregnant, according to a Council on Science and Public Health report adopted at the AMA Annual Meeting. Duh. I mean, very excited that this info is being widely accepted in the medical community.

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