Monthly Archives: January 2013

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetIn case you are worried that little women can’t carry big men out of combat, here are some GIFs. Enter a short film in the Female Condoms Are_______ Film Contest and win a cash prize! Teenage Girl Blossoming Into Beautiful Object. Please, anti-choicers, let’s keep Lilly Potter out of this. Kiera Feldman looks at the [...]
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Arkansas introduces a “heartbeat bill” that would jail doctors for performing abortions after 6 weeks

TweetLooks like Arkansas is the latest state to consider a so-called “heartbeat bill.” Arkansas would ban abortions if a fetal heartbeat is detected under a bill introduced by a Republican senator Monday, a proposal that would prohibit the medical procedure as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. Sen. Jason Rapert filed legislation that would [...]
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Obama to include same-sex couples in his immigration proposal

TweetBuzzFeed is reporting that President Obama will include same-sex couples in the immigration reform proposal he will present today in Las Vegas. He is scheduled to deliver his speech, which you can watch live here, at 2:55. According to BuzzFeed, A Democratic source said: “Same-sex couples will be part of his proposal.” A second source [...]
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Quote of the Day: “Look at the ass on her.”

TweetBuried in a New York magazine profile of NYC mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn is this lovely story of current Mayor Bloomberg:  As it happens, I was at a Christmas party for the rich just a few weeks ago. It was at a townhouse in the East Sixties, just off Park Avenue, and several times over [...]
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British politician and “Absolutely Fabulous” star advise women not to wear short skirts to avoid rape

TweetA Tory (British for Conservative) Member of Parliament from Gloucester basically advised women not to wear short skirts and high heels if they didn’t want to get raped on Friday. MP Richard Graham’s exact words were: “If you are a young woman on her own trying to walk back home through Gloucester Park, early in the morning [...]
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