Daily Archives: August 26, 2009

It’s Not About Me

(originally published at Two Women Blogging) Never assume. First rule of life. If you meet me, don’t assume that just beacuse I have a daughter, I think I’m entitled to control her body. Don’t assume that I abandoned my opposition … Continue reading

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Eve and Her Two Mothers

Facebook brings up all sorts of etiquette issues I never would have expected. Friend your boss? Tell your cousin that the pictures of drunken revelry are upsetting the grandparents? Mention your upcoming trip to Big City even if you don’t … Continue reading

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Another brief gripe about the dearth of accessible sex worker history

Almeda Sperry was a prostitute and anarchist writer and organizer in the early 20th century.  She was a good friend of Emma Goldman.  Some speculate that they were lovers.  Sperry certainly wrote tormented, romantic letters to Goldman, some of which … Continue reading

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Six Women Murdered, Three Still Missing, and Nobody Seems to Notice

There is quite seemingly a serial killer loose in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. And if there’s not, there certainly still is a murderous epidemic. Nine women have disappeared since 2005, and six bodies have so far been found. Since 2005, … Continue reading

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Are Animals and Humans the Same?

I have written repeatedly about the offensive nature of PeTA’S campaigns because I find that their approach is often dehumanizing.  Much of the time, they buttress their position by saying that we are no different than animals and therefore are … Continue reading

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Senator Kennedy and the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act

Last night, Senator Ted Kennedy passed away at the age of 77, after 47 years of serving his country in the United States Senate. As we currently still face the threat of harrassment and violence at women’s health clinics from … Continue reading

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RIP Ted Kennedy

Rest well, Lion, rest well.

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