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Dreamers blocked a bus deporting undocumented workers.

In case you didn’t already have a crush on Mark Ruffalo (all 3 of you), check out his open letter for Stop Patriarchy Now, in which he talks about his own mother’s illegal abortion and defends reproductive freedom.

The rate of circumcision of boys in the U.S. has dropped by 10%. Here’s why.

It turns out female priestesses used to rule Peru.

Kenya’s unsafe abortion epidemic.

Roofie-detecting glasses coming out soon.

The formerly invisible women behind the March on Washington are honored.

Sorry, rabid anti-choicers and anti-women’s health activists. The Arizona law to defund Planned Parenthood got struck down.

Women in Sweden wear hijabs to protest attack on Muslim women.

What you can do about the unbelievably insensitive, irresponsible Daily Beast “article” on prison rape that Jos wrote  about.

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2 Comments

  1. Posted August 24, 2013 at 12:19 am | Permalink

    You know, as much as I think it is totally badass that Mark Ruffalo is pro-choice, I’ll admit I have more of a “love-hate” thing for him. I completely adore him because of his sometimes feminist views which he displays; but good grief some of his choices in films like, “The Kids Are All Right”. Such an awful movie in many ways, and really a disgrace to gay women. It was REALLY hard trying to like him again after that. But then I hear about his stance on reproductive rights, and that “intense dislike” starts to diminish quite a bit. It’s weird though, I love his views on this, but some part of me still can’t really stand him.

  2. Posted August 24, 2013 at 7:00 am | Permalink

    So, “Take care not to have your drink spiked” is blaming the victim, but “Go to the bar that has glasses that can tell if your drink has been spiked” is preventing rape?

    I am confused by an apparent reversal on a major feminist position.

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