What We Missed

Read this. Now. Colorlines on police violence and accountability in California.

Conservative politicians in Australia held a “Don’t Meddle with Marriage” rally to oppose marriage equality. Come on, guys, you’re embarrassing my country.

This World Youth Day, the Catholic Church is offering young women who have had abortions – a “sin punishable by excommunication” – a chance to come back to the Church.

Kate Winslet, Emma Thompson and Rachel Weisz have formed the British Anti-Cosmetic Surgery League in an attempt to fight the pressure put on women in Hollywood to get surgery.

A Black captain in the New York Fire Department alleges that the FDNY is openly racist.

SlutWalk NYC is October 1, and they’re holding several fundraising events. The first is August 24th at ReBar in Dumbo, and the second is August 29th at Pop Pub. Be there!

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  1. Posted August 18, 2011 at 2:11 am | Permalink

    I can’t believe that people like Patrick Gonzales get hired… As policemen/women, no less…

  2. Posted August 18, 2011 at 11:51 am | Permalink

    Did I miss something…or why have I not seen anything about the NY Times magazine article about abortion (reduction). This is a highly contentious issue much more relevant and important than complaining about random quasi-misogynistic comedians.

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