What We Missed

Today is the international day of action to get Facebook to remove pages that contain rape “jokes.” Sign the petition here.

Maya and I, as well as The Frisky’s Jessica Wakeman, are quoted in a Fox article about abortion on TV.

A California Assemblywoman has come out, saying that she was impelled to do so by the homophobic bullying epidemic.

Trans rights activists glitterbombed Dan Savage last night, adding that in addition to being transphobic, “he’s a racist and misogynist and a rape-apologist, too!”

Anna Louie Sussman looks at the latest report from the World Economic Forum and concludes that it kind of sucks to be a woman in France.

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  1. Posted November 2, 2011 at 5:52 pm | Permalink

    I actually think the “get Facebook to remove pages that contain rape “jokes”” is detrimental and refuse to sign them.

    I need opposition to polish my thoughts on this, though.

    • Posted November 3, 2011 at 5:09 pm | Permalink

      Without presenting any reasons why you believe it’s detrimental though, it just kind of comes across like trolling, not seeking opposing views.

  2. Posted November 2, 2011 at 11:48 pm | Permalink

    Wow, nice to see my comments earlier today were taken into account. As always, everything that happens outside the boundaries of the first world matters little to first worlders.

    Really, a campaign to get femicide recognized as a crime against humanity is a very important feminist happening and I think it would benefit from treatment in feminist blogs that reach a wide audience, like yours. Help us get this out there.

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