Month: May 2009

In honor of Dr. Tiller

Consider donating to a pro-choice organization. A few of my favorites: The National Network of Abortion Funds (list of local funds here) The National Abortion Federation Medical Students for Choice Planned Parenthood Haven Coalition Leave other suggestions in the comments.…

Abu Ghraib Abuse Allegations Include Rape

By now, you’ve likely heard of the most recent allegations regarding U.S. soldiers’ abuse of Iraqi prisoners: they include rape and other sexual assault, of both female and male detainees, and there may be photographs of the assaults among those…

Name That Quote.

Who do you think made this empathetic, identity-politics-reliant statement? I tried to in my opening statement, I tried to provide a little picture of who I am as a human being and how my background and my experiences have shaped…

Red Velvet Cupcakes Made Me Do It

It’s true: One’s love of a particular food group is highly influential when it comes to performing the duties of one’s job. Personally, I discovered red velvet cupcakes, and the next thing I knew I was a hairy-legged man-hater. I…