Monthly Archives: June 2010

Quick Hit: Elena Kagan SCOTUS Hearings Day 2.

Tweet It is Day 2 of the Kagan hearings and the Republicans have already shamelessly called the late Thurgood Marshall, “an activist judge” and scrutinized her relationship with him. For those watching let us know what is going on and be our feminist watchdogs. You can follow live tweets and watch a live feed on [...]
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No Hee Hee, Ha Ha, For Me Joel Stein.

TweetI suppose when you come across a writer so engulfed in snark, so above the tide, so cutting edge that it is almost impossible to touch their well thought out and clearly obvious humor that you find yourself paused, unable to dissect with the surgical precision of cutting analysis you have come to expect of [...]
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Palestinian women start an all female car racing team

Tweet Picture via The Guardian. Meet the Speed Sisters, a team of eight Palestinian women race car drivers – the first all-female team in the popular Speed Test race. It’s another step for Palestinian women who have been claiming more positions of influence in a still very much male-dominated society. This year, the first female [...]
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What We Missed: “Real” beauty, c-sections and discrimination

TweetDove’s casting call for their “Real Beauty” ads calls for women with “flawless skin” who are “not too curvy.” Charming. Speaking of real beauty, Nominate a “beautiful girl” at New Moon. From Christine at Our Bodies, Ourselves: The Rising Rate of C-Sections Exemplifies What’s Wrong With U.S. Healthcare Wisconsin appeals court says gay parents do [...]
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Behind Justice Ginsburg, a strong man

Tweet(AP Photo) The obit headline reads: Martin D. Ginsburg dies at 78; tax law expert, Supreme Court spouse It’s so rare to read the obituary of a man who is identified, right up there in the headline, as a spouse — the supportive partner of a woman who is much more well-known. The foundation of [...]
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