Tag: Feministing

The Real Estate of Abortion

Ann Friedman of Feministing and The American Prospect has an awesome article up about the politics of abortion clinic real estate. It’s a crucial issue right now, especially considering the anti-choice attacks on the new Planned Parenthood clinic in Aurora,…

Drive-by puppy-mommying

Over at Feministing Jessica is under fire for buying her dog from a breeder. I’ve been following the thread since yesterday and was planning to write about it, but it looks like Zuzu beat me to it. But I’ll add…

Holy. Crap.

I can’t believe I just read this. From a thread on Feministing responding to a cute video of Jessica’s puppy Monty, in which several people excoriated Jessica for getting Monty from a breeder, and demanded she justify her decision because…

4parents.gov sucks

Yesterday, Jessica at Feministing pointed out this anti-choice horse shit on the government’s “4parents” site, which exists to help parents (like me?) help their kids make “healthy choices.” This is what it says about teen pregnancy: If a teen girl…

At least he’s honest.

Bill O’Reilly: But do you understand what the New York Times wants, and the far-left want? They want to break down the white, Christian, male power structure, which you’re a part, and so am I, and they want to bring…

Instruments of Torture

All I ever had to do to decide not to wear high heels on any sort of regular basis was to look at my mother’s feet. Years of wearing high heels had given her bunions and pinched her toes so…

Buy Jessica’s Book

Jessica Valenti of Feministing has a book out: Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman’s Guide To Why Feminism Matters. Check it out! Jessica’s assault on the media continues as she’s interviewed by a weirdly-obsessed-with-boob-flashing Rebecca Traister in Salon, as well…

Myth-Busting

Emma Goldman speaks to a crowd about birth control in New York City’s Union Square. via. via Feministing, CNN has a good article which clears up 10 myths about the pill. The only one I have a quibble with is…