Good News!

The Male Pill may soon be a reality: For the first time, a safe, effective and reversible hormonal male contraceptive appears to be within reach. Several formulations are expected to become commercially available within the near future. Men may soon…

Unequal Pay?

Here’s an item I found at Feministing. Apparently, there was a recent ruling by the European Court of Justice on an equal-pay issue that was touted in the press as a blow to equal pay for mothers. Take this article,…

Protect Yourselves, Ladies

By finding a good man (read the comments, not the post itself). Or, Could it be that feminism has contributed to violence against women? Could it be that some unbalanced men, having been disrespected by women are going to get…

Accommodating Exploitation

The New York Times has a remarkable piece, part of a series on the growing accommodation of religion by government, detailing how, over the years, religious institutions have been exempted from government regulation in more and more areas, leaving their…

This Will Not End Well

Why, why can’t people actually discuss whether they want children before they get married, rather than dancing around it or making assumptions and then finding out their spouse’s desires are not the same as theirs?

Passing the Buck

Through Amanda, I learned that the Biting Beaver, who last month wrote about the gantlet she had to run in order to obtain Plan B when a condom broke during sex, is now pregnant as a result of being given…

Quote of the Day

“Women are understandably reluctant to concede that their deep attachment to the trappings of patriarchy (marriage, femininity, gender, fashion, porn, religion, beauty, the nuclear family, pink tool kits, et al) is not the manifestation of empowered personal autonomy, but rather…