Day: January 23, 2007

Where are the pro-choice pregnancy homes?

This Feministing thread has evolved into a really interesting discussion about how to best assist pregnant teenagers, and how the pro-choice movement is dealing with the issue. The conversation started because of this article, which is about three pregnant teenagers…

Well, Hey

I just realized that as of yesterday, I’ve been writing for Feministe for a year. Whee! It has been quite a ride.

The Bible Says

(Warning: Offensive language) Amazing. It must be a joke*, but well played, sir, well played. My favorite lyrics: To enter Heaven, there’s no back door. Righteous men, get on your knees. There lies no virtue in sodomy. Yes, I am…

Couldn’t have said it better myself

A commenter over at Dawn Eden’s place leaves this remark in her post about how I’ve got chastity advocates all wrong. The commenter quotes a previous comment, then responds: Tony: ” Virginity is also the greatest gift a man can…

Get a room!

I probably shouldn’t be contributing to the disproportionate focus on the ballad of Carrie Bradshaw’s ring finger in whither-chastity discussions, so I’m just gonna open it up here. I’m definitely not going to argue that S&TC was progressive (although I’d…

On Trusting Women

Jessica has a hell of an article on HuffPo on Roe and trusting women to make their own decisions. Read it. And then check out the crazy-ass comments from people who are absolutely aghast at the idea that women should…

Calling All Feminists and Yogis

If you’re in New York, come get a great stress-relieving work-out and help women at the same time. It’s a yoga class open to all levels, and it’s by donation — and anything you give will go to Women for…

Why I Am Pro-Choice

Well. After my cobloggers’ superlative contributions, I’m not sure I really have much to offer. I was brought up to believe in personal sovereignty. My mother has always been horrified by the idea of anyone dictating another woman’s reproductive decisions,…

The Thrill of the Chaste, Chapter 2

Introduction Chapter 1 As promised, the dissection of Dawn’s Sex and the City chapter! It’s titled “sex and the witty: getting a rise out of chastity,” and in it, Dawn makes me wonder whether she’s ever actually seen the show.…