Monthly Archives: May 2012

Rich white dudes will spend a billion dollars in upcoming elections, still ‘meh’ about equal pay for women

TweetNews reports from Politico and others show that a cast of conspicuously color-coordinated (read: white) conservative characters including the likes of Karl Rove and the Koch Brothers are pledging a billion dollar shadow campaign to defeat the President. That’s billion with a b!!! The $1 billion in outside money is in addition to the traditional [...]
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A sea change in transgender rights

TweetThe past month or so has been incredible for transgender rights victories, and I want to acknowledge this moment. We’re seeing the kind of movement on trans issues that I’ve dreamed of – our community is finally winning the protections we need. I think this has a lot to do with the ways trans folks have shared [...]
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What We Missed

TweetNew York Magazine has a compelling feature about the parents of transgender kids. Remember that pastor who said that gays and lesbians should be rounded up and put inside an electric fence? Thousands of people have shown up to protest him. Good news: the proportion of op-eds that are written by women is growing. Bad [...]
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House to vote tomorrow on discriminatory PRENDA bill

TweetAs Shark likes to say, “Nothing says JOBS like a race-baiting woman hating fetal sovereignty bill!” Tomorrow, the House of Representatives will vote on the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA), legislation that would ban abortion performed based on the fetus’ sex. The law would require doctors to report any person seeking an abortion to the authorities [...]
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