Day: October 25, 2005

Recommended Reads

Welcome to the Nut House: Personal Experiences with Sexism My experiences have been similar, as well as significantly more blatant. More on this later if I ever get some free time. Feministing: Feminism gets men laid The key is having…

Help Me!

I need a Halloween costume by Thursday. It needs to be creative, and yet easy to put together. And as much as I envy a girl who can wear a short skirt, that ain’t me, so no naughty nurses and…

Mr. Bush, This Is Pro-Life?

ZINDER, Niger When I walked into the maternity hospital here, I wished that President Bush were with me. A 37-year-old woman was lying on a stretcher, groaning from labor pains and wracked by convulsions. She was losing her eyesight and…

In Repro Health This Week

A fabulous op/ed from my former haunt, the opinion pages of NYU’s Washington Square News. Kudos to writer Lucas Keturi for taking on the tough issue of prostitution, sexual health and international moralizing at the expense of women’s health. Read…

In Memory: Rosa Parks

At 92, Rosa Parks has passed away. There’s probably nothing I can say about her that will do justice to what a remarkable human being she was, and that will fully capture her contribution to the world we live in…