Monthly Archives: March 2010

Overcoming shame by sharing your story

TweetTrigger warning As some of you may already know, April is Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Month. As the month goes on, you’ll probably be hearing a lot about sexual assault, both online and off. If you’re on a college campus, you might be attending, or even organizing an event. If you are, I tip [...]
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Get Opinionated: A Progressive’s Guide to Finding Your Voice (and Taking a Little Action)

Tweet Amanda Marcotte of Pandagon fame has a new book out and this one I am pretty excited to read. It is a snarky guide on how to be a liberal. She writes, I put together the proposal during the election season, and as I wrote it, I thought one thing was for certain, which [...]
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Should Spouses Be Allowed to Sue Their Ex-Partner’s Lover?

TweetNewsweek has a piece up about a few leftover laws allowing partner’s to sue their ex-husband or ex-wife for emotional humiliation, lack of morality and what they call, “alienation of affection.” And while historically, the law has been used by men to sue their wife’s lover, it has most recently been used by women, to [...]
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Erykah Badu’s New Video for “Window Seat”: Feminist Art or Shameless Publicity Stunt? (NSFW)

TweetThis weekend, the blogosphere was taken by storm when Erykah Badu released a music video for “Window Seat,” the first single off her brand new album. Definitely check it out if you haven’t already, although please be warned that this is most definitely Not Safe For Work. In the video, Badu is seen stripping down [...]
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What We Missed

TweetOur girl Chloe has a piece in HuffPo about why media literacy isn’t enough to improve women’s feelings about their bodes. WaPo had an article last week about queer weddings in Washington DC and gender non-conforming wedding attire. The women involved in the Newsweek gender lawsuit have started a blog called The Equality Myth. Guttmacher [...]
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