Monthly Archives: November 2012

Photo of the Day: The really naked truth about budget cuts to HIV/AIDS programs

Tweet If there was ever a reason to take your clothes off for a Republican, this is it! Three women were arrested yesterday after a direct action protest in which they, along with several men, got completely nude in House Speaker John Boehner’s office. “Three women AIDS activists saying they wanted to highlight the ‘naked [...]
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What We Missed

TweetAs Bangladeshis protest the deaths of over 120 people in a factory fire, a Fox host actually says the workers who were killed laboring under sweatshop conditions producing Wal Mart apparel were lucky to have the jobs. The UN passes its first resolution condemning female genital mutilation. In the latest from the War on Women, GOP [...]
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Notes from a bitch: Don’t sleep on the red states!

TweetShall we? On Election Day, I celebrated victories and obsessed over losses. I woke up the next day and indulged in 24 hours of relief-fueled joy. Then, on Thursday, I allowed reality to ooze in. I spent the weekend after the election in Wichita, Kansas.  I was speaking at the Kansas NOW Annual Conference, where [...]
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Quick Hit: The Smiths believe in raising a girl in command of her own body

Tweet Let us all take notes on parenting girls to be self possessed women from Jada Pinkett Smith: A letter to a friend… This subject is old but I have never answered it in its entirety. And even with this post it will remain incomplete. The question why I would LET Willow cut her hair. [...]
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Why are we still talking about Chris Brown?

TweetA more discerning adult can look at this twitterclusterfuckerfuffle to see that a) Jenny Johnson, a comedian I never heard of, baited Chris Brown and b) dull witted and unremorseful Chris Brown fired back in a language he’s most comfortable with: misogyny. And yes, this all stopped being news because many of us have already [...]
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