Day: September 23, 2008

A Wish List for Young Parents

Ms. Lauren needs to get better at shamelessly self-promoting. She has a really incredible piece up at RH Reality Check about what young parents actually need — and in an election where pro- and anti-choice groups are in full attack…

Meeting Bill Clinton

(Note: details of the meeting follow my personal narrative!) A couple of weeks ago I received an invitation to represent Feministe as a credentialed blogger at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, which kicks off today in NYC. I was…

Split-Ticket Families

I asked my mom to write in a story about her voting memories 1) because she’s a life-long, dedicated voter and 2) because I know she’s often been the ticket-splitter in her marriage (my dad is a dedicated Republican, a.k.a.…

Good Asylum News

Mukasey actually got something right. And luckily, it’s a big, important thing. The U.S. attorney general is trying to prevent immigration authorities from sending a Muslim woman to her home country, where she was a victim of female genital mutilation.…