Daily Archives: October 27, 2011

What We Missed

TweetYemeni women burn their clothing in protest of the government’s crackdown on the country’s popular uprising. No Jimi Izrael, you are not Amber Cole’s father. Really? A mandatory one-year waiting period for parents to divorce? Someone actually thinks this is a good idea? Tweet
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Quick Hit: Samhita on Men With Low Self Esteem

TweetOur own Samhita has a piece at GOOD about one of her dating dealbreakers: what she calls Men With Low Self Esteem. By MWLSE, I don’t mean dudes who are a little bit insecure. We all get a little insecure from time to time. I mean men who are so bogged down by their warped [...]
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Update: TSA screener who wrote Jill Filipovic note about her vibrator suspended

TweetOn Tuesday, Lori blogged about Jill over at Feministe getting a note from TSA after they found her vibrator during their search of her luggage. The TSA agent who wrote the note has now been removed from performing further inspections. The TSA put out a statement on its blog saying that, “That individual was immediately [...]
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How to write a “young women don’t care about feminism” article

TweetNeed some easy content for the Lifestyle section of your publication? Why not write about how young women don’t care about feminism! It’s quick and easy – people have been writing basically the same article for years now. Here, I’ll walk you through the steps, using this recent USA Today piece as an example. Start [...]
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Girl Scouts of Colorado support transgender youth

TweetHere’s yet another reason to love the Girl Scouts. Recently, a young girl was denied enrollment in a Colorado troop because she is trans. Via GLAAD comes this statement released by Girl Scouts of Colorado in response: Girl Scouts is an inclusive organization and we accept all girls in Kindergarten through 12th grade as members. [...]
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