Neither Whores Nor Submissives

Amanda sent me this article about a French feminist organization that focuses on Muslim communities in the ghetto. It’s an interesting topic, and the group — Ni Putes, Ni Soumises (Neither Whores nor Submissives) — is doing some good work.…

Why Health Exceptions Matter

When the Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act was being debated in Congress a while back, there was lots of talk about the required health exception to any abortion ban. Pro-choicers argued that even if so-called “partial-birth” abortions were banned, a…

How long?

St.Joan of Arc: Shall I arise from the dead and come back to you, a living woman? Warwick: Rome made you a saint, we had no hand in the business. Let Rome decide. Cauchon: Stay where you are, woman. A…

Smile!

From The Gimp Parade, another iteration of the Stupid Question Quandary, from Awake to Dream: Her: “Oh, wow! Can I just take a picture of you both? It’s so rare to see two people in wheelchairs together and you two…