Day: June 8, 2006

HPV Vaccine Approved!

Reuters reports that the FDA has approved the HPV vaccine. This is great news. However, the approval process does not end the controversy. Individual states need to decide whether to make HPV vaccination mandatory for admission to public schools, which…

The Backlash Continues

Another Daily News front page story slamming Coulter for her tactics: Coulter, the hard-right pundit known for her above-the-knee hemlines and below-the-belt punchlines, wrote that “the Jersey Girls” love being 9/11 widows because it made them rich, gave them national…

Is the Sweatshop Defensible?

Nicholas Kristof seems to think so. For those who are TimesSelect-less like me, his column in full: Africa desperately needs Western help in the form of schools, clinics and sweatshops. Oops, don’t spill your coffee. We in the West mostly…

Don’t Show Us Your Tits!

Courtesy of Jay Sennett, an ftm artist can’t perform onstage because he’d take off his shirt. And we can’t have that! Is it nudity when a guy takes off his shirt? What if that guy spent the first 20 years…