Daily Archives: October 5, 2011

Goodbye to two great men

The whole of the internet is abuzz with the news that Steve Jobs passed away today, and I also feel strangely sad about his death. Hitting a little closer to home, I found out via Twitter that Derrick Bell also … Continue reading

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Suck my left one

Such a great post by Jessica on breastfeeding supremacists. Breastfeeding is great — and the corporate push for formula-feeding, without any regard for women’s health, is totally and entirely fucked up and unconscionable. But not all women are able to … Continue reading

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Straight to the heart

Mindy Kaling, are you eavesdropping on my life? Until I was 30, I dated only boys. I’ll tell you why: Men scared the sh*t out of me. Men know what they want. Men own alarm clocks. Men sleep on a … Continue reading

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HIV/AIDS and UNITAID

Writing in the Guardian: Daniel is six months old, and one of the more than a million children in Africa born of HIV-positive mothers every year. Without prenatal treatment, up to 30% of these children will contract the virus. Daniel … Continue reading

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The Worst Lines From Allison Pataki and David Levy’s “Vows” Article

5. They could talk about anything, from Milton to the best lacrosse players in the Ivy League. Growing up with so many boys, Mr. Levy said, “I didn’t know you could develop the kind of connection with a girl where … Continue reading

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Links for 10-5-2011

And it’s that time of the week again. Here goes : October is domestic violence month You’re probably all inundated with Slutwalk-related articles after the NYC march this weekend, but still, you should read Sady Doyle’s piece about it. Also … Continue reading

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