Monthly Archives: April 2010

What We Missed

TweetFrom INCITE! Blog: Confronting Citizenship in Sexual Assault Racialicious on how confronting racism can help self-esteem. Amanda Hess on ending prison rape. Want to support young feminists? Nominate someone you know to Feminist Press’ 40 Under 40! Tweet
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Does Oklahoma’s abortion law legalize rape?

TweetTenured Radical has a really interesting post up about the latest anti-choice law in Oklahoma that requires women to undergo an ultrasound before obtaining an abortion. If, in order to obtain a perfectly legal abortion, a woman must permit herself to be penetrated by an ultrasound probe — in whatever way, or for however long, [...]
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How do you know you’re not transgender?

TweetTransgender folks spend a lot of time explaining our identities to other people, and a lot more time being asked to explain how we knew we were trans. But, for myself and my trans friends I’ve talked about this with, we’re baffled by the idea of knowing that the gender you were assigned at birth [...]
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Arizona limits abortion coverage in health care exchanges

TweetArizona, where you can carry a concealed weapon without a permit and racial profiling is the law of the land, is the first state in the U.S. to severely limit abortion coverage in the state-run health care exchange. On Saturday, “at the Center for Arizona Policy Family dinner before 1600 guests,” Brewer signed SB 1305, [...]
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WaPo: Ending gender discrimination on Navy subs is scary for the mens

Tweet The U.S. Navy is planning to allow women to serve on its submarines for the first time by the end of 2011. The announcement came at the same time as news that cigarettes will be banned on subs. And of course the Washington Post continued their practice of completely ignoring the real story, that [...]
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