Monthly Archives: January 2011

GOP Anti-Choice Bill Includes Revision that Redefines Rape – by Discounting It

TweetTrigger warning Has someone from the GOP been talking to Naomi Wolf? Have you been drugged and raped? Raped while unconscious? Raped by your uncle? Apparently according to the GOP House, this isn’t really rape. Mother Jones reports: For years, federal laws restricting the use of government funds to pay for abortions have included exemptions [...]
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Single white political female. Did I say “single?” I mentioned she’s single, right?

TweetTasmania is a tiny island at the bottom of Australia. Most people outside of Tasmania know very little about Tasmania. Most people outside of Australia know almost nothing, but can usually bring a certain Warner Brothers cartoon character to mind if they try hard enough. But here is something cool about Tasmania that you will [...]
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Women’s Media Center’s report back from Sundance film festival

Tweet I think they pretty much said it all. Transcript after the jump. Tweet
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Creating Change 2011

Tweet Next week is the annual National Gay and Lesbian Task Force’s annual conference, Creating Change. This year it’s being hosted in Minneapolis, MN from February 2-6, 2011. It’s an incredible meet-up of LGBTQAI activists from around the country and I’ll be heading there again this year. The first time I went to the conference, [...]
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What We Missed

TweetIt looks like UN Women is having funding problems before it’s launch next month. Unsurprised or appalled? Or both? The Daily Femme on pole-dancing as exercise — for kids. More evidence that having an abortion isn’t associated with a risk of mental health problems. (via) Remember the $27 million Creation Museum in Kentucky? Looks like [...]
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