Monthly Archives: June 2009

Founder of India’s first women’s studies program dies

Tweet Dr Neera Desai, a founder of India’s first women’s studies program, the Research Centre for Women’s Studies at SNDT Women’s University, passed away last Thursday from cancer at the age of 84. Professor Vibhuti Patel, a colleague and friend of Desai and the director of department of Post-Graduate Studies and Research at SNDT said: [...]
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Limbaugh Reaches a New Low

TweetVia Media Matters, I wasn’t shocked to find that Rush Limbaugh was happy to mock the White House appointment of Adviser on Violence Against Women Lynn Rosenthal, but felt it necessary to point out his thoughts on what one who occupies the appointment would advise: “Put some ice on it.” It’s a domestic violence adviser. [...]
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What We Missed

TweetCarnal 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 [...]
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Jon and Kate, Plus Millions of Female Tabloid Readers

TweetEven if you don’t watch reality television, or television at all for that matter, you’d be hard-pressed to avoid the recent controversy over Kate and Jon Gosselin, and their eight children. The stars of the beloved reality spectacle, Jon and Kate, Plus Eight, are divorcing. Despite salacious rumors about infidelity, they claim that it is [...]
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NYC Pride Parade Pics!

Tweet Check out some pics I took from this past weekend’s amazing NYC Pride Parade. And be sure to share your stories and experiences of Pride in comments! Tweet
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