Weekly Feminist Reader

New York Gov. David Paterson’s office was accused of intimidating a woman who tried to press domestic violence charges against one of his aides.
Maryland will recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states.
Women on public assistance testify on the Hill to change welfare policies.
“A white person tossing out ‘girlfriend’ in a professional conversation with a black woman equals epic fail.”
Can Facebook save Emily’s List?
The sad stats about women in Hollywood. Plus, 30 movies that are for and by women.
A really upsetting review of several new books and reports about prison rape.
A new French law would require people with restraining orders against them to wear electronic monitoring bracelets.
The third PostBourgie podcast is up!
Call for submissions: MAMA SAYS GOOD GIRLS MARRY DOCTORS – Retaining Control, Negotiating Roles: South and East Asian Diasporic Women and their Parents
Muslimah Media Watch interviews Emma Tarlo, author of Visibly Muslim.
Is a new documentary about domestic violence raising awareness about the issue or making a spectacle of survivors?
Why Caster Semenya is NOT like the main character in Middlesex.
Anti-choicer Lila Rose strikes again, attempting to discredit a reproductive health clinic in Milwaukee.
Ohio teens demand real sex ed.
“Are we socialized to believe that despite study after study saying that women overwhelmingly feel relief after an abortion, that two adults in love must break up?”
What have you all been reading/writing this week?

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