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Interesting that the same week (blessedly soon-to-be-gone) President Bush announced “Sanctity of Life Day,” UNICEF released a report that girls who give birth before the age of 15 are five times more likely to die in childbirth than older women. (via) Worldwide, more than 60 million women who are currently aged 20-24 were married before [...]...read more
File this under “the most stupid thing I’ve ever heard in my life” — even worse than OMG LESBIAN SOUP. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts released this really apolitical and seemingly innocuous press release, saying that they’re giving away free doughnuts on Inauguration Day: “Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) is honoring American’s sense of pride and [...]...read more
You can play yesterday’s Marc Steiner show, featuring Professor Danielle Citron, Latoya Peterson, yours truly, and a call-in from Renee, here. It’s a great discussion. And yes, I have asked Latoya about where she did her media training and I plan on doing it too, because that woman needs her own radio show. Damn. Professor [...]...read more
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation yesterday released their yearly report Who Decides: The Status of Reproductive Rights in the United States, its annual report that grades each state on women’s reproductive rights, summarizes related laws, and outlines legislative trends. (H/t Molly, who kinda/sorta has my old job there, and definitely has my sympathy. *wink*) Some highlights/lowlights [...]...read more