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…

On Any Other Day

Via Lindsay, a post by Da Po’ Blog about how the Louisiana AG is treating the case of a doctor and two nurses charged with killing their patients in the aftermath of Katrina as if they had made their decisions…

Depressing Sex-Ed News

I wrote a little bit about the Healthy Teens Act, a measure working its way through the New York legislature with wide support, back in June. Healthy Teens was meant to provide a stream of revenue for comprehensive, medically accurate…

Belated Tranny Blogging

Via google, I ran across this blog post on John Money: We mourn the death at the ripe old age of 84 of Dr. John Money, a pioneer researcher who helped break down medical and cultural stereotypes about sex and…