Month: March 2007

Have an abortion, go to prison

This is what “pro-life” looks like. Lawmakers with Mexico’s small Green Party have sent a bill to the Senate that seeks to toughen penalties for illegal abortions, a bid to counteract efforts by leftist legislators to legalize abortion, a senator…

Friday Random Ten

The “If I have to write one more massive paper about feminist legal issues, I might just go get a job as an accountant” edition. Two down, and three to go. One more presentation. Then it’s time for revisions. My…

If you go to NYU…

Tune into NYU-TV today at 4. They’re doing a piece on the recent hike in birth control prices, and I was interviewed for it. I don’t live in NYU housing, and I don’t even have a TV, so I’ll be…

With this ring, I thee own

At least, that’s what Phyllis Schlafly told an audience at Bates College. Get married, and you turn over ownership of your pussy to your husband, who can do whatever he wants with it. After all, you said “I do!” At…

Announcement

I just had to clear out over 200 spam messages from the filter and from various threads where they’d gotten through. And, of course, added a whole new list of fairly common words to the spam list. So do me…

Hump Day Perversity Blogging

Oooookay. Back when Little Light wrote that post about sacrificing virgins to Harry Benjamin, or whatever it was, she and I had this exchange in comments to the follow-up, after it fell apart for a long stretch. I said: What…

Circles

(I hate looking up these stories. Google “transgender murder san francisco” and, whoops, the first several links are for the wrong people.) Daphne Gottlieb wrote this post about Ruby Rodriguez (Ordenana), the transwoman who was murdered in my hometown several…

Key Largo

(S0 Nezua at The Unapologetic Mexican wrote this brilliant post about racist definitions of whiteness and their requirements. I’m writing about a different kind of pressure, and don’t want to conflate the two. Still, his post helped me clarify some…