Tag Archives: Osama Bin Laden

What We Missed

TweetWell, that didn’t take long — a video game has been introduced simulating the killing of Osama bin Laden. Shocker: Just one of the eight contenders for The Week’s Blogger of the Year award is a woman. A recent study found that gay men are 1.9 times more likely to have had cancer than straight [...]
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Reactions to Bin Laden’s death by gender

Tweet“Throughout human history, war has been seen as a gendered activity, one that separates men and women into more sharply defined roles than almost any other undertaking.” – quoted from materials for “In the War Zone: How Does Gender Matter?”, a 2005 conference at Harvard University Where were you when you found out about the [...]
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What We Missed: H.R. 3 Passes House

TweetBreaking: The House has passed H.R. 3, with 16 Democrats voting yes. Obama announced he will not release a photo of Osama bin Laden’s body to the public, saying that the U.S. doeesn’t “trot out this stuff as trophies.” Great news: The Georgia legislature has proposed a bill that would prohibit the shackling of pregnant [...]
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The Wednesday Weigh-In: When feelings and feminism collide

TweetIt’s time for the second weekly Wednesday Weigh-In! And I want to talk about feelings, you guys! This week, in the aftermath of Osama Bin Laden’s assassination, there’s been a lot of debate around the “appropriate” reaction to the news. As Joan Walsh noted, “Battles raged Monday not so much over whether the U.S. killing [...]
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