What we missed

Kimberly Ellis on the the complicated issues the Cornel West/Melissa Harris-Perry kerfuffle bring up.

It’s not just Sweden, 17 countries in Europe support the forced sterilization of trans people.

New Jersey gay marriage bill passes the legislature.

Filed under things I can’t make up: Foster Friess, Santorum’s bankroller said, “You know, back in my day, they used Bayer aspirin for contraceptives. The gals put it between their knees and it wasn’t that costly,” Nothing like a little old timer right wing slut shaming to close out the day.

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  • http://feministing.com/members/scarletf/ Jennifer

    Thank you for writing this piece. I am both the victim of rape and domestic abuse, and this week has been beyond frustrating for all of the reason you listed – Chris Brown and the Grammy’s starting it off and the week only getting worse with legal protections for women being attacked from every conservative angel. It’s sickening and makes me want to scream at the top of my lungs!!! And may make be leave the United States honestly…

  • http://feministing.com/members/markkernes/ Mark Kernes

    Friess’s comment reminded me of where I heard that concept first: The Jack Nicholson method of birth control: