Monthly Archives: June 2009

Lynn Rosenthal Named White House Advisor on Violence Against Women

TweetVice President Biden announced the appointment of Lynn Rosenthal as the first-ever White House Advisor on Violence Against Women on Friday. From the Family Violence Prevention Fund: In this new position, Rosenthal will be a liaison to the domestic violence and sexual assault advocacy community; coordinate with the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

TweetHow the state can go wrong when it tries to “save” Muslim women. Courtney warns, “Don’t call it a he-cession.” Redefining “vagina music” as a positive thing. Is impregnating a woman against her will a form of intimate-partner violence? A really moving essay on Michael Jackson. Did you know Rhode Island’s official name is actually [...]
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Ask Professor Foxy: Should I Lose My Virginity?

Tweet Apologies for the delay, there were some technical difficulties – PF This weekly column “Ask Professor Foxy” will regularly contain sexually explicit material. This material is likely not safe for work viewing. The title of the column will include the major topic of the post, so please read the topic when deciding whether or [...]
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What We Missed

TweetThe National Gay and Lesbian Task Force wants to know: “Given the chance, what would you say to the president? What would you ask? What story would you want told to let the president know how you feel?” Iran is not a “lipstick revolution.” The White House appoints an adviser on violence against women. “The [...]
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Vintage Sexism: VW Edition

Tweet Click to view full size. The smaller text underneath is just priceless: Women are soft and gentle, but they hit things. If your wife hits something in a Volkswagen, it doesn’t hurt you very much. I think I feel like hitting something right now… (Kidding! I don’t endorse violence!) See previous editions of Vintage [...]
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