Monthly Archives: May 2012

Quick Hit: Adorable moments in Presidential history

TweetThe president and first lady are a very likable couple with a number of cute public displays of affection to choose from.  But I have now discovered my favorite!  In a recent interview with People, Michelle Obama reveals that she and the president have a bedtime ritual. We have a ritual where he tucks me in, because [...]
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May 31st, 2009: Welcome to America

TweetWhen I came to America six-and-a-half years ago, I was fairly sure I knew this country. My mother is American, I’ve been a citizen my whole life, and before I moved here for college, we used to visit for two or three weeks every year. I’d seen lots of the East Coast, and California, and [...]
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Awesome upcoming event: What does feminism have to do with men?

TweetDo you have a gentleman in your life whom you would like to convert to the righteous and noble cause of feminism? Perhaps a young boy whom you would like to indoctrinate good and early? Have you found yourself trying to explain the concept of “privilege” to a man and thought, “Ugh, this is exhausting. [...]
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What We Missed

TweetIn another transgender issues win, SEIU voted that their locals will bargain for trans-inclusive health care as part of their contracts. Mary E. Gonzalez, who is Latina and a lesbian, will become Texas’ only out LGBT legislator. This sexist mailing from a DC-based credit union is just absurd – a picture of boobs and not [...]
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Failed Lila Rose hoax and “PRENDA the pretenda” bill inspire dialogue around sex-selective abortion

TweetAs Vanessa explained yesterday, the House of Representatives is set vote on the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA), legislation that would ban abortion performed based on the fetus’ sex.  The vote was scheduled to happen today, but was pushed to tomorrow at the last minute. You’ll remember that the law would require doctors to report any [...]
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