Daily Archives: February 6, 2012

“Kill the Gays” Bill is Back in Uganda

Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill, popularly dubbed the Kill-the-Gays bill, is back before the Ugandan Parliament. It could be brought for a vote in the Lower House at any moment. Continue reading

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Sex at the Polls, tonight at NYU

Would love to see some of you there. It’s tonight from 6-8:30 in Greenberg Lounge in Vanderbilt Hall at NYU.

Former President of Planned Parenthood Faye Wattleton, Director of MergerWatch Lois Uttley, Feminist Blogger/Litigator Jill Filipovic and Conservative Feminist Scholar Christina Hoff Sommers discuss social constructs, politics, and the glass ceiling. Moderated by Professor Cynthia Estlund. Wine and cheese reception to follow.

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FNTT Season 8, Round 1: the U Ugly! edition

Background on FNTT here. Click through to read this round’s contenders. The usual reminder: Comments below are abusive, insulting and may be triggering. Continue reading

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FNTT Season 8, Round 1: the He-Man Woman-Haters Club edition

Background on FNTT here. Click through to read this round’s contenders. The usual reminder: Comments below are abusive, insulting and may be triggering. This round in particular includes some choice rape and violence threats. Continue reading

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