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I see a couple of the other guest bloggers this week have already started, so I figured twas time for me to get cracking myself with an introduction. I do this with some anxiety, since my introductory thread last year All Went A Bit Wrong… For those of you who don’t know me, I’m Queen [...]...read more
Jessica Stern had an incredible op-ed in the Washington Post yesterday. Stern is a noted expert on terrorism and national security, and is a lecturer at Harvard and served on Bill Clinton’s National Security Council. But in her piece yesterday, she talks about the violent rape she was a victim of in 1973 – and [...]...read more
UPDATE: In the comments, many people have pointed out that these surgeries appear to have been done on intersex children. I have updated the post to reflect that. _________________________________ Several readers have sent on this story out of Cornell University (trigger warning on that link and the rest of this post), where a pediatric urologist [...]...read more
Hi Feministe! I’m Nisha, and I’ll be guest blogging here for the next two weeks. I have a blog, although I don’t update it that much since I usually write in a variety of other places. I’ve written for Mediaite, Politics Daily, The American Prospect, NPR.org and Ms. Magazine online. I’m also an editor of [...]...read more