Month: April 2010

On Baby Emma

This story, no matter where you’re coming from, is incredibly sad (although it should be noted that the circumstances are very rare). A 20-year-old college student in Virginia gets pregnant, gives birth and places the baby for adoption. The baby,…

Boycotting Arizona

This is not at terrible idea. A spreading call for an economic boycott of Arizona after its adoption of a tough immigration law that opponents consider racially discriminatory worried business leaders on Monday and angered the governor. Several immigrant advocates…

Arizona Immigration Law: A Roundup

Recently, I wrote about a bill in Arizona that would require police to check the papers of those they “reasonably suspect” to be undocumented immigrants. Tragically, infuriatingly, and unforgivably, that bill has now passed both houses of the legislature and…

Last Chance: Bowling for Abortion Access

Ok Feministers, now is the time: Donate to the Feministe team and support the National Abortion Access Fund. We’re still really far away from reaching our goal, so please help out! Also, I’ll be bowling tonight in Williamsburg with Sally,…

Bits and Pieces

(image via) “It needs to said, and it needs to be repeated–the first president to be murdered in this country’s history was murdered by a white supremacist. We have to say this. It’s not enough to think about what white…