Day: April 30, 2009

Presenting ¡PRESENTE!

Nezua of The Unapologetic Mexican is involved in the launch of a new site and organization called Presente, which aims to unite Latin@s and Hispanics politically. Here’s what Nez says: OVER AND OVER we hear about The Hispanic Vote™ and…

Rape Means Rape

Mikki Halpin goes after the use of the term “rape” to mean “anything bad that happened to me” — like performing poorly on an exam or being on the losing team. She’s absolutely right: “People use the word ‘rape’ to…

Inside a “Crisis Pregnancy Center”

We’ve covered Crisis Pregnancy Centers quite a bit here on Feministe, and regular readers are probably aware of their deceptive, manipulative and sometimes dangerous practices. Tina Dupuy’s investigation into Los Angeles County CPCs reveals that these centers haven’t changed their…

Global Day of Action for Troy Davis

Yesterday, I got an email from Amnesty International calling for strong and visible action in support of Troy Davis‘ plea to not be executed without a fair trial.  I’m just going to go ahead and repost the whole thing below: The…