Daily Archives: January 22, 2007

Why I Am Pro-Choice

Though Jill, who’s been on fire lately, has said pretty much all there needs to be said on this subject, I wanted to be sure to add my two cents. I’m pro-choice because my mother couldn’t exercise control over her … Continue reading

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Porn Problem: HDTV Reveals Porn Actresses to be Real Women

They have discovered that the technology is sometimes not so sexy. The high-definition format is accentuating imperfections in the actors — from a little extra cellulite on a leg to wrinkles around the eyes.

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Embryonic Personhood – Blogging for Choice Part 5

Pro-lifers argue that life begins at conception and ends at natural death. They argue that a fertilized egg is just as human as a three-year-old child. They argue that embryonic stem cell research, which could cure all kinds of diseases … Continue reading

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Self-referential

Over at Bookslut, Eryn Loeb decries the anthology: In this stalled cultural climate of Britney Spears, Disney princesses and an embattled Miss USA (let’s just forget about Nancy Pelosi for a moment), there’s been an avalanche of anthologies encompassing nearly … Continue reading

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Blogging for Choice, Part 4

Want more blogging for choice? An all-day Blogging for Choice multi-part marathon at Feministe isn’t enough for you? Then check out the rest of these Blog for Choice posts. Lots of amazing stuff. Nice work, pro-choicers.

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Anti-Choicers Bring the Crazy. And the misogyny. And the racism. – Blogging for Choice Part 3

The forefathers of the pro-life movement remind us that the long-standing American tradition of female subordination and treating women as second-class citizens is something that pro-lifers aren’t going to give up so easily. We start with Feministing’s Ann, who braved … Continue reading

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The Thrill of the Chaste, Chapter 1

Introduction here. Dawn begins Chapter 1 with a nostalgia trip back to a “more innocent era,” the early 60s. One night after work, she passes a Johnny Rockets at closing, where she hears “Will You [Still] Love Me Tomorrow” coming … Continue reading

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Why I’m Pro-Choice – Blogging for Choice Part 2

I am pro-choice because I believe women’s lives matter. I am pro-choice because I think women themselves are the best people to decide when and if they get pregnant, give birth, and raise children. I am pro-choice because I believe … Continue reading

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Blogging for Choice, Part 1

Happy Roe day! I’ll be putting up more pro-choice stuff throughout the day. To start, check out this history of abortion in Kansas. And props to Santa Cruz, which is now officially a pro-choice city. My official Blog for Choice … Continue reading

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