Monthly Archives: June 2012

BREAKING: Health care law upheld!

TweetThe Supreme Court just delivered their decision on the American Care Act, and it’s mostly a huge win for supporters of the law. The individual mandate, requiring people to purchase health care, was upheld, but the mandate is a tax. Individuals could refuse to pay the tax and not comply, but the mandate falls under [...]
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Student journalist describes being sexually assaulted by mob in Egypt

Tweet*Trigger warning* Another horrifying sexual assault against a woman journalist in Egypt is spotlighting the epidemic of harassment in the country–as well as the risks lady reporters regularly face across the globe. The attack against Natasha Smith, a British student journalist working on a documentary about women’s rights, during the post-election celebrations this past weekend [...]
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What We Missed

Tweet This. (Context here.) I’m shocked – SHOCKED – that a Republican (and Rand Paul to boot!) would block legislation from getting passed in the name of “life.”  Texas seeks to repeal the Voting Rights Act so the state can reignite voter discrimination tactics. (And that’s just the beginning.) It’s National HIV Testing Day. Do it. Nothing like using [...]
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Anne-Marie Slaughter websplosion: Response roundup on “Having It All” (and tweet chat!)

TweetWe can guess that all of you have read this. You can probably guess that all of us here at Feministing have a ton to say about the piece. This is why we’ll be weighing into Women’s Media Center #sheparty Tweet chat today at 3pm ET on the article and subsequent poopstorm that’s come out [...]
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The Wednesday Weigh-In: Male birth control edition

Tweet It’s no secret that dudes love to talk about hormonal birth control. But until now, their more direct involvement, namely, being able to take it themselves to effectively prevent against unwanted pregnancy, has been somewhat limited, as there are no options for male hormonal birth control out there just yet. Well to all my [...]
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