CRACK Comes to Kansas

This is one reason why I will always insist that the reproductive freedom movement is about far more than abortion (via feministing). From where Barbara Harris sits, drug addicts give up a lot of things. Procreation should be one of…

Great Idea

Christy Hardin Smith has a great idea for the heat wave: And while I’m thinking about it, a whole lot of folks don’t have the money for air conditioning, what with rising energy prices and grocery prices and gas prices…

Women Underground

A very interesting look at the women-only subway cars in the Cairo metro system. I love the Cairo Metro’s womens compartment. Really, I do. Unlike my friend, the acclaimed (and very secular) documentary filmmaker Atiyat El-Abnoudy, I don’t think it’s…

Friday Random Ten

The “this is my last FRT until August 18th” edition. (Explanation as to why will come next week) 1. Curtis Mayfield – Miss Black America 2. Aselin Debison – Somewhere Over the Rainbow 3. Bob Dylan – I Want You…

Sex, Lies and Feminism

The Rachel Kramer Bussel column-drama just won’t die, will it? Rachel Kramer Bussel’s Village Voice piece about kinky, slutty sex is stirring ire in the feminist blogosphere. I agree with Pandagon that what women need sexually is a complete range…