What we missed

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

The most popular contraception in Eastern and Southern Africa seems to double the risk of HIV infection.

Sady on the importance of Slutwalk.

Check out the Girl Effect Blogging Campaign.

Denmark has instituted a “fat tax.” Headline as offensive as law. OTOH, I would love to over tax toxic and bad foods that have destroyed food as we know it. Let’s just make better names for this stuff so we recognize exactly who we are going after.

Also! If you are NYC the weather for this weekend looks amazing. Which is a great reason to come to my book party on Friday! Or my reading on Tuesday. Not in NY? You can support me anyway and order my book on Amazon today. And fan the book on Facebook. And you can read an excerpt of the book on Jezebel. Yay!

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