Day: June 7, 2006

Slow News Day

Amanda had this link to a tale of a creepy little stalker and his pursuit of a jogger via signs and Craigslist. I’m sure he thinks of himself as a Nice Guy.

“How Young is Too Young?”

So Ryan sent me a link to the Village Voice article about Nicole, the five-year-old who is insisting that she’s a girl, despite having been born and (until some months ago) raised as a boy. People who come out and…

The Trouble With (Western Feminism and) Islam

When it comes to addressing international feminist issues, I’ve often been criticized for arguing that progressive change must come from within oppressive societies themselves, and for saying that while it’s crucial to discuss the problems that women face world-wide, we…

Monitering Mosques?

Ben Shapiro proves yet again that he is a complete idiot. Mosques across the globe have provided material aid to terrorist groups ranging from al-Qaeda to Islamic Jihad to Hezbollah to Hamas. Muslim terrorists use mosques as networking sites and…

Can We Quarantine the Christianists?

Because they’re really causing a lot of public health problems. See: Abstinence-only education, emergency contraception, reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, and the HPV vaccine. The latest news is on EC and HPV. Disappointingly, my home state of Washington is considering allowing pharmacists…

I’m Really Really Hot

Exciting news: I’m one of the Real Hot 100! I’m actually really surprised. I’ve been reading about all the nominees, and have been absolutely blown away by the work that women across the country are doing. These women are film-makers,…

Defending Marriage From Whom?

You’d never know if you listened to President Bush. You’d realize that marriage is between a man and a woman, that we need to protect it, and that it’s important. Maybe you’d even hear that “activist judges” are doing something…