Day: August 7, 2007

Greatest Hits: The Hyde Amendment

Originally posted on January 7, 2007. Women’s eNews has a great article about the anti-choice Hyde Amendment, and pro-choice efforts to dismantle it now that Hyde has left Congress. A quick 101 for those who aren’t familiar with the Hyde…

U.S. and Iran — United At Last

Over the oppression of women. The United States and Iran are two of only eight countries — the others being Nauru, Palau, Qatar, Somalia, Sudan, and Tonga — that have not signed the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms…

What a charmer!

So: http://f-words.blogspot.com/2007/08/biggest-mystery-of-all-how-does-he-not.html What is this negging bullshit? I’m curious: have any of you ever been subjected to negging? Was the man who negged you wearing a giant merkin on his head? Dish!

Greatest Hits Project

As I mentioned earlier, this week is going to be extremely busy, and I’m not going to have much time to blog. I will put up the YearlyKos reflections that I promised, and I should be able to get up…

Welcome, Whoopi! Now STFU.

As any of you who care (and many of you who don’t) know, Whoopi Goldberg has been named as Rosie O’Donnell’s successor on The View. As Rosie proved with her big, political mouth: this is not just “Entertainment News.” For…

Straw Poll

In the comments thread to my last post, a bunch of people started sharing their transition stories, good and bad. I thought I’d promote the topic to a post of its own. What was your transition process, if you don’t…

Greatest Hits: Why I’m Pro-Choice

We’re getting a bit more traffic in the post-YearlyKos blog-frenzy, so now is probably a good time to put up some decent posts. Unfortunately, I’m totally crazed right now — finishing my last week of work, moving, and then leaving…