Monthly Archives: August 2010

What We Missed

Tweet Pic: Edmonds/AP A moving piece by Dahlia Lithwick on why Ruth Bader Ginsburg is the Mother of All Grizzlies. How it cost $6 million to kill Oscar Grant. The GOP’s renowned Sen. Orrin Hatch (Utah) has come out in defense of the mosque to be built in lower Manhattan. One of Sharron Angle’s donors [...]
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Focus on the Family attacks anti-bullying efforts as part of the “gay agenda”

Tweet Carl Walker-Hoover took his own life because of homophobic bullying. There’s nothing like an interest group claiming to know what’s “best for the children” that completely disregards actual and real youth issues. What’s even better is that in efforts to push forth their own anti-LGBT bullshit, they’re claiming anti-bullying efforts by LGBT organizations are [...]
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Pope Benedict welcomed in UK with bus message: “Ordain Women Now”

TweetNow this is what I call some kick-ass activism. We all know that Pope Benedict ain’t too much of a fan women priests. In fact, he’s ordered the excommunication of any women involved in being ordained as well as recently updated Vatican documents implying the ordination of women is just as grave a sin as [...]
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Promoting a worthy cause – but at what cost?

TweetSingapore’s Breast Cancer Foundation has released a new ad campaign that urges women to prioritize preventing and curing breast cancer over more trivial concerns. The campaign, which uses the naked female body as the canvas for cartoons about bad hair days and pimples, raises important questions about what is permissible in the name of an [...]
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Holy Hypocrite of the Day: Gov. Tim Pawlenty

TweetMaya calls Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty out on his blatant hypocrisy this week — apparently the governor has turned down a $850,000 federal grant for sex education in the name of “striving to find ways to stop” health care reform in his state. The thing is, Timmy boy has no problems whatsoever accepting a health [...]
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