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This is a guest post by Lauren Bruce, life-long Indiana resident, founder of and former resident blogger at Feministe. Last week, Jill reported that the state of Indiana might cut funding to Planned Parenthood as well as enacting some of the most restrictive abortion laws in the country. Yesterday that bill was signed into law, [...]...read more
I believe that men should be appreciated for who they are and what they do, not for what they look like. So I totally understand a Brooklyn hipster newspaper’s decision to photoshop all the men out of photos of the Situation Room: (For those of you who haven’t been paying attention to Brooklyn-based Yiddish-language newspapers, [...]...read more
I know a lot of folks around these parts aren’t big Dan Savage fans, but I personally am, and I think his general take on sexual ethics is pretty spot-on (even while I quibble with a lot of the details). But his column this week has me a little… hmmm. Basically, woman and man have [...]...read more
Bob Dylan is apparently quite the influence on lawyers: U.S. District Judge Robert S. Lasnik — Your Honor, not Bobby — has been known to invoke the voice of the vagabond poet in rulings from the federal bench in Seattle. He has recited lines from “Chimes of Freedom” in a case weighing the legality of [...]...read more