Day: September 22, 2006

Hot Preggo Chicks Sell You Beer

via Feministing, I ran across these images of sexy pregnant women being used in advertising — for cars and non-acoholic beer. Of course, these pregnant women are still skinny everywhere but their tummies, and apparently have no stretchmarks or swollen…

Texas Birth Control Massacre

“That’s why I make the comparison between dead Jews and dead babies.” No, really: Straight from the horse’s mouth: Anti-choicers aren’t just focusing on abortion. They’re going after your birth control pills, too. And they’re more than happy to use…

I am a bitter single woman.

Yup. And you can bet that I’m pissed off about the War in Iraq. Single women in this country are so, so bitter … about Iraq. Based on surveys and focus groups done by Women’s Voices Women Vote and its…

A Distinction with a Difference

Amp posted the Cisgendered Privilege Checklist, and it and its comments section are an interesting read. Before I get into it, I want to highlight this comment, which is annoying: 10) I do not have to worry that someone wants…

Battling Anorexia Through Fashion Week

Fashion Week in New York has spawned all kinds of conversations about models, thinness and anorexia — including this op/ed in the New York Times urging the fashion industry to promote healthier bodies. The paper makes the important point that…