What We Missed

Well, that didn’t take long — a video game has been introduced simulating the killing of Osama bin Laden.

Shocker: Just one of the eight contenders for The Week’s Blogger of the Year award is a woman.

A recent study found that gay men are 1.9 times more likely to have had cancer than straight men. Lots of questions here.

Here’s some random bizarro news: Norma McCorvey, or “Jane Roe” of Roe v. Wade, has apparently landed an acting role as an anti-choicer in a British thriller.

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  • http://feministing.com/members/wednesday/ Wednesday

    Whenever I hear news stories about Ms. McCorvey, I have to wonder… would she (or some members of her family) still be alive today if she hadn’t become loudly and publicly anti-legal-abortion?

  • http://feministing.com/members/bethany/ Bethany KJ

    interesting that the one woman nominated blogs under a gender-neutral pseudonym. Perhaps we haven’t come that far from George Elliot’s time.

  • http://feministing.com/members/joselyn/ Joselyn

    urgh, as always, some good mixed in with the bad. However, I recently discovered that the internet’s comedy site, cracked.com finally has a women on their columnists team

    http://www.cracked.com/blog/author/Mortal+Wombat/

    something good to check out, I think

  • http://feministing.com/members/louise/ Louise

    I like Ann Friedman’s take on the gender bias in blog world: http://annfriedman.com/blog/washingtons-lady-journos-have-been-here-all-along