Monthly Archives: July 2011

Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Bill Nye the Science Guy on Fox News! Best thing ever? Bitch Magazine needs 1,500 subscriptions ordered by next week to stay in print. If you don’t subscribe already, do it now! Some great advice on how to draw realistic boobs. [Via] A very powerful and honest personal story of abortion, loss, and recovery. [...]
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The Feministing Five: Jana Leo

Tweet Jana Leo is an artist, architect, teacher and author of the book Rape New York. The book, which came out earlier this year, is a monologue about her experience of being raped in her New York apartment, reporting the crime, and processing the emotional trauma of what was done to her. The books is [...]
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What we missed

TweetA great step by step guide from Anna Clark about applying for a Fulbright Fellowship. On September 6, the California Supreme Court will hear arguments in the Prop. 8 case. A newly released essay written by Rosa Parks details her experience with attempted rape by her employer in 1931. Tweet
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Hombre y hombre? It’s love

Tweet Via Colorlines, a beautiful video from Somos Familia, a project that works to promote acceptance of LGBTQ people in the Latino community. It stuck a chord with me in particular, coming from a Cuban family, and knowing how important it is for those of us in the Latino community to speak to one another [...]
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FDA warns of counterfeit morning-after pill called “Evital”

Tweet The FDA announced yesterday that a drug called “Evital” which has not been approved for use in the US, may be an unsafe and ineffective drug marketed as a “morning-after” pill, or emergency contraception. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning U.S. consumers not to use the emergency birth control medicine labeled [...]
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