Tag Archives: pregnancy

Erin Matson weighs in on eating disorders and pregnancy, kicks ass

TweetErin Matson, baller feminist advocate and organizer and former vice president of action for the National Organization for Women, is pregnant. BABY FEMINIST ON ITS WAY, wahooooooooo! Matson is also an eating disorder survivor. Being pregnant with a history of an eating disorder can make things… complicated, even for Matson, who has been completely recovered [...]
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What’s really driving our interest in celebrity pregnancies?

Tweet I all but ignored the recent confirmation and (social)media frenzy over Kate Middleton’s pregnancy. For one, I’ve never really been into princesses; and for two, she is only one of 208 million women that will become pregnant this year alone. She’s not exactly trendsetting. But I thought about it a little more when I [...]
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Ross Douthat wants more American babies

TweetLadies, I don’t know if you’ve heard this yet, but we’re not pregnant enough.  I know. Bananas… It’s the kind of thing that only a true, enlightened and thoughtful white man can say to us, with a straight face. And that man, is Ross Douthat: In the eternally recurring debates about whether some rival great power will knock [...]
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‘God intended rape pregnancies’ and other unsurprisingly misogynistic GOP opinions

TweetUPDATE: Planned Parenthood Action Fund has called on Romney to revoke his Mourdock endorsement. UPDATE ADDENDUM: Romney ‘Disagrees’ with Mourdock’s comments, but stands by him as a candidate and will not pull his endorsement ads Good morning! It’s October 24, 2012, and Republicans still don’t believe that you should have any control at all over [...]
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Martha Plimpton on being bugged about having babies

TweetThis week’s issue of New York magazine has a short profile of Martha Plimpton, the Broadway actress who you might also recognize from TV’s Raising Hope. At one point, Plimpton describes her frustration at how often she’s asked whether or not she wants, or plans, to have children. Oh, God, this subject! You’re 40, you’re [...]
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