Kuwaiti women vote for the first time in the country’s history.
“I feel like I am a full citizen today,” said Maha Barjes, a member of Kuwait’s Human Rights Society and longtime women’s rights campaigner. “The results of this election will be very different. Even the men now acknowledge that.”
This is a big moment. Good for them.
Why the courts matter: The Arkansas State Supreme Court rules that gay men and lesbians cannot be barred from being foster parents.
The latest toy from Taiwan: Benign Girl. Huh. Thanks to Matt for the link.
Penn and Teller call Bullshit! on abstinence. Ha. Thanks to Rick for passing this one on.
Dads Just Wanna Stay Home: Forty percent of working dads say that they would stay home with their kids if their partner made enough money to support the family. And as it stands, the Dad situation is a little sad: Three out of ten dads say that they spend less than two hours a day with their kids; 10% say that they spend less than one hour a day. I’d say it’s about time for family-friendly workplace policies. They benefit everyone.
For the dudes: Penis pumps can help with erectile dysfunction. You learn something new every day.
Sympathy for the She-Devil: Female bosses are finally getting a better shake in the movies. At least a little bit.
A very inspiring woman: Luz Elena Gutierrez
From the right-wing media: Superman is gay and Lois Lane is a slut. Sounds like my kind of movie.
- It’s a health clinic not a meth lab by SassyWho July 29, 2007