Day: February 14, 2006

Speaking of Parts of Women

Rebecca Traister at Salon has a good piece on Vanity Fair’s Hollywood issue. You know the one — the cover features designer Tom Ford and two wax figures. Oh, wait. Aren’t those Keira Knightley and Scarlett Johansen? You may ask…

Good For Massachusetts!

Via Bitch, Ph.D., the Mass. State Board of Pharmacy has voted that Wal-Mart must stock emergency contraception in its stores in Massachusetts. A Wal-Mart spokesman said the company would comply with the directive by the Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy and…

Ruining it for Everyone

I think you pretty neatly summed it up there, Daran. Although it can easily be argued that the institution of marriage is deeply flawed, that’s really not the issue here. Eating McDonalds food is bad for you, but if they…

Happy Valentine’s Day

Me on Valentine’s Day. I’ve never been able to get worked up enough about Valentine’s day to care if I don’t have a date, and it’s a Hallmark holiday, it doesn’t reflect what love really is, and blah blah blah.…

Blog Against Sexism

Via Bitch / Lab, spread the word: Blog Against Sexism Day is March 8, the same day as the Global Women’s Strike. I’ll be in Louisiana, so I might not get a chance to participate, but I hope to be…