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Cara blogs regularly at The Curvature and Feministe.
Schwarzenegger Creates Harvey Milk Day While Rejecting Trans Rights
Posted on: Oct 16, 2009, Source: Feministe
The CA governor is putting symbolism over substance.
Target Women with Sarah Haskins: Laundry Lies
Posted on: May 24, 2009, Source: Feministe
"Laundry: Once you start ... you can't stop. It just feels so GOOD. And your first time is free."
Congratulations to Iowan Newly Weds
Posted on: Apr 27, 2009, Source: Feministe
A big congratulations to all. May much happiness follow for you. And may similar rulings/laws be shortly enacted all over this country.
Sheriff Arpaio Under Investigation By U.S. Justice Department
Posted on: Mar 12, 2009, Source: Feministe
"The U.S. Justice Department has launched a civil-rights investigation of the Maricopa County Sheriffâ€™s Office."
Even More Police Brutality: NYPD Accused of Raping Intoxicated Woman
Posted on: Mar 4, 2009, Source: Feministe
Youâ€™ll notice that I titled this post "NYPD accused." I donâ€™t consider this kind of thing an isolated incident.
Celebrate International Sex Workers' Rights Day Today
Posted on: Mar 3, 2009, Source: Feministe
"The day originated in 2001 when over 25,000 sex workers gathered in India for a sex worker festival."
Target Women: Jennifer and Angelina's Oscar Ex-Plosion
Posted on: Mar 1, 2009, Source: Feministe
Sarah Haskins tackles the bizarre media obsession with the fact that Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Aniston were at the same award show.
Obama to Rescind 'Conscience' Rule
Posted on: Feb 27, 2009, Source: AlterNet
The Obama administration is set to overturn a rule that allows health-care workers to deny abortion counseling or other family-planning services.
A Hard Look at Women's Rights in Iran
Posted on: Feb 22, 2009, Source: Feministe
A run down on both the advancements that have been made in Iran with respect to women's rights, and the setbacks that women still face.
In Regards to This Whole Rihanna Tragedy: Everyone Just Stop
Posted on: Feb 20, 2009, Source: Feministe
Every woman deserves some sense of privacy in a situation like this, no matter how famous she is.
North Dakota Takes a Sh*t on Women's Rights
Posted on: Feb 19, 2009, Source: Feministe
The North Dakota House passes a bill giving rights to fertilized eggs.
Cold Hearts: Conservatives Attack Poor Homeless Henrietta Hughes
Posted on: Feb 16, 2009, Source: Feministe
Obama helped a homeless woman, and now she's the object of the right's hatred.
Learn How to Help a Wonderful Sex Ed Website
Posted on: Feb 15, 2009, Source: Feministe
Scarleteen is a sex education website for teenagers and young adults.
Virgin: 25 Years of Treating Women Like Meat
Posted on: Feb 12, 2009, Source: Feministe
Alternate headline -- Virgin: 25 Years of Flying the Sexist Skies
Homelessness Increases Among Female Veterans
Posted on: Feb 5, 2009, Source: Feministe
It looks like the rates of homelessness among female veterans are rising.
Obama's Inauguration ... Lego Style
Posted on: Jan 18, 2009, Source: Feministe
This really does have to be just one of the coolest, cutest, and most fun things Iâ€™ve ever seen.
Airbrushed Britney: Clever Street Art Makes Fun of Impossible Beauty Standards
Posted on: Jan 16, 2009, Source: Feministe
Batgirl Demands Equal Pay!
Posted on: Dec 23, 2008, Source: Feministe
Batgirl takes on fair pay for women in the workforce. Meanwhile, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is standing in the way. Holy unfairness Batman!
A Rundown of Bush's Terrible Last Minute Regulations
Posted on: Dec 19, 2008, Source: Feministe
These are a giant f*** you to the American people.
Good News and Bad News About Bush's Last-Minute War on Choice
Posted on: Nov 19, 2008, Source: Feministe
I'm hugely pessimistic for the short-term, but optimistic about where this is going to go come January.
The Pornograph-izing of Sarah Palin
Posted on: Oct 29, 2008, Source: Feministe
Strip club look alike contests and the 'Nailin Palin' porno by Hustler are not in good fun.
The Party Platform: Dem's Drop "Safe, Legal and Rare" Language From Abortion Position
Posted on: Aug 13, 2008, Source: Feministe
The Democratic Party is taking steps in the right direction when it comes to women's rights.
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