Day: October 4, 2007

Be my guest

Dear Serena Joy Ann Coulter, If you are of the opinion that women should not vote, you are welcome to stop voting at any time. And, for that matter, doing anything to support the Republican party. Love Regards Signed, Zuzu…

Birth fears

Sometime in December I expect to push a human being out of my vagina. Am I afraid? I’m a little afraid of complications. Premature labour, pre-eclampsia, shoulder dystocia… those are all somewhat frightening things. I’m not at all afraid of…

Ask a stupid question…

The New York Times asks: Is the “Mom Job” really necessary? “Necessary?” They’re asking if elective plastic surgery (a tummy tuck, breast lift, and liposuction) is a requirement? Are women’s bodies, especially mothers’ bodies, so flawed in our current culture…

The war against women

Susan Faludi has a new book coming out about how 9/11 and the fear of terrorism, has been used to push women back into the kitchen and out of public participation. Rebecca Traister has a wonderful review at Salon: Before…