Day: March 26, 2007

Why Feminism Is Still Necessary

Because when women speak up and voice their opinions, men feel entitled to do things like this (serious trigger warnings). The threat of violence, particularly sexualized violence, is a favorite tool for insecure men, usually safely anonymous themselves, for trying…

Playing Politics With Cancer Screening

Planned Parenthood made its name by helping people plan parenthood, promoting access to contraception and providing general reproductive health care. Fewer than one in ten clients comes for abortions, and less than 30% of 860 Planned Parenthood clinics in the…

Japan Denies Role in Sex Slavery

Again. Japanese “comfort women” have testified that they were forcibly recruited by the Japanese government to sexually serve soldiers during WWII. Now in their 80s, the women are speaking out and hoping for acknowledgment and apology before they die. This…