Day: April 17, 2007

What Pro-Choice Looks Like

Radical doulas. Reproductive choice also encompasses the right to give birth in the setting that is best for you. As radical doula Miriam Perez writes: Beyond all of this, what the birthing rights movement addresses is the narrowing scope of…

More stories out of Virginia

This op/ed by a Virginia Tech faculty member is a must-read. It will make you cry. As I write this I am being flooded with e-mail from friends asking if I’m O.K. How do you answer them? What can you…

Disgusting.

Victim-blaming already: “The girl who led to massacre.” This is the face of the teenage student who may have sparked the biggest gun massacre in US history. No, that is the face of a girl was murdered. She did not…

Stories out of Virginia

I’m sure that in the coming days there will be many stories of people who took heroic actions during the Virginia Tech shooting. So far, this story stands out: A 75-year-old Israeli professor and Holocaust survivor was killed in the…

Thoughts and Prayers and Information

Kevin Andre Elliot of Slant Truth’s brother is missing. His name is Michael Patrick Vaughn. His family thinks he might be on the West Coast–maybe in my home state, California–but any information from anyone is welcome. Here’s Kevin’s contact info.…