Daily Archives: November 1, 2011

Doctor, there’s a face on my tumor.

At least it’s not an image of the Virgin Mary: The image of the man’s face, seemingly in some distress, was sent to Urology, the International Society of Urology’s official journal, and was published in the journal’s September volume. G. … Continue reading

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Where are the women of Occupy Wall Street?

They’re right there, says Sarah Seltzer, and have been all along: The dozen women I spoke to for this story—most of them queer-identified and/or women of color—have witnessed varying amounts of offensive behavior, such as unwanted touching or use of … Continue reading

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Charlotte Allen Missed the Memo

This is a guest post by Thomas Macaulay Millar.
Allen’s idea is that rape is merely a sexual urge men cannot control. Leaving aside all the other evidence, this ignores the recent research into who the rapists are: they are not out of control. They are very much in control. Allen’s puritanical finger-wagging cannot hold up to the actual evidence. Continue reading

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