Daily Archives: May 13, 2008

The Sissy-Whupping Method

“I didn’t know what to do. My own dad was so tough on us — always saying things like “Be a Man!” My father’s voice cracks with grief as he continues. “I thought I had to — like he used … Continue reading

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Justice for Regina McKnight

Regina McKnight at her post conviction hearing Great news: Regina McKnight, a South Carolina woman who was sentenced to 12 years in prison for homicide by child abuse after she gave birth to a still-born baby, has had her conviction … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Feminism, Gender, Pregnancy, Race & Ethnicity, Racism, Reproductive Rights | Tagged , , | 30 Comments

Teen Wins State Track Title — By Herself

Bonnie Richardson was the only athlete from her high school to go to the state track competition — and she won the team title, alone. Richardson’s title march began with field events on Friday when she won the high jump … Continue reading

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