Day: April 1, 2009

Mommy Dearest

French Vogue has a striking editorial spread in this month’s magazine — featuring images of a pregnant woman smoking, tossing a toy baby, and generally looking un-motherly. I think Tatiana is right when she says that this could never appear…

April Fool’s!

In need of some April Fool’s fun — and a giant timesuck?  Check out the Museum of Hoaxes Top 100 April Fool’s Hoaxes of All Time (h/t).  Though probably the cruelest of all I’ve come across so far, I’m particularly…

Feministe Hero of the Day: Aspen Baker

Aspen Baker co-founded Exhale, an organization that provides judgment-free post-abortion counseling for all women. Here she is being honored for her work: And here she is talking about her own abortion: She’s an amazing woman, and another example of the…

Afghan Leader Backs Law That Legalizes Rape

So much for women’s rights in Afghanistan: Hamid Karzai has been accused of trying to win votes in Afghanistan’s presidential election by backing a law the UN says legalises rape within marriage and bans wives from stepping outside their homes…