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Melissa McEwan writes and edits the blog Shakespeare's Sister.
Good News! EEOC Rules That Gender-Identity Discrimination Is Covered by Title VII
Posted on: Apr 24, 2012, Source: Shakesville
Unbelievable: Man Beats Wife, Judge Orders Him to Take Her Out to Red Lobster and the Bowling Alley
Posted on: Feb 9, 2012, Source: Shakesville
Right-Wing MLK Parade Bomber Gets Sentenced For Terrorism That No One Wants to Call Terrorism
Posted on: Dec 21, 2011, Source: Shakesville
Corporate Greed Alert: Wal-Mart Cutting Healthcare Benefits for its Workers
Posted on: Oct 21, 2011, Source: Shakesville
Are You Ready for This Weekend's GOP Prayer-a-Thon to Solve America's Problems? (Which Is Expected to Flop)
Posted on: Aug 5, 2011, Source: Shakesville
Sorry, Victim Blamers: Julian Assange's Lawyer Confirms That "Disturbing" Sexual Acts Occurred
Posted on: Jul 12, 2011, Source: Shakesville
The Atheism Movement's Misogyny Problem
Posted on: Jul 5, 2011, Source: Shakesville
Ohio Signs Into Law a Bill That Allows Guns In Bars. What Could Go Wrong?
Posted on: Jul 1, 2011, Source: Shakesville
DADT Was Repealed, Right? So Why Are Servicemembers Still Being Discharged Under it?
Posted on: Jun 28, 2011, Source: Shakesville
Fukushima Disaster Is "Biggest Industrial Catastrophe in History"; Too Bad the Media Would Rather Cover Reality TV Stars
Posted on: Jun 21, 2011, Source: Shakesville
Republican Party Hires Racist Comedian for Leadership Conference
Posted on: Jun 20, 2011, Source: Shakesville
In Which We Learn That Yet Another "Lesbian" Blogger Is Not Gay, Not a Girl
Posted on: Jun 14, 2011, Source: Shakesville
"Kidnapped" Blogger "Gay Girl in Damascus" Not Gay; Not a Girl; Not in Damascus
Posted on: Jun 13, 2011, Source: Shakesville
Michelle Obama Tells Kids to Lay Off Fast Food, But Where Are Their Parents Most Likely to Get a Job? McDonald's!
Posted on: Jun 10, 2011, Source: Shakesville
Rick Santorum's in For 2012
Posted on: Jun 6, 2011, Source: Shakesville
U.S. Wages Are Stagnant, While Cost of Living Has Skyrocketed -- And It's All Because of Greed
Posted on: Jun 3, 2011, Source: Shakesville
"Horrible Bosses": Great Title, Terrible Movie Premise
Posted on: Jun 2, 2011, Source: Shakesville
New comedy does not live up to the awesome potential of its name.
Republican Logic: Punish Those Needing a Social Safety Net Most
Posted on: Jun 1, 2011, Source: Shakesville
Obama Administration Has No Use for WPA-Type Programs that Would Help Poor and Unemployed
Posted on: May 31, 2011, Source: Shakesville
Gingrich's $50,000 Tiffany's Account vs. 'Normal Americans'
Posted on: May 26, 2011, Source: Shakesville
Giuliani May Run for President, Again -- Another Loser in the GOP's Pathetic 2012 Field
Posted on: May 24, 2011, Source: Shakesville
Delaware Governor Signs Civil Unions Bill
Posted on: May 12, 2011, Source: Shakesville
A Tale of Two Stories: While CEO Pay Soars, American Homeowners Are Getting Screwed
Posted on: May 10, 2011, Source: Shakesville
Kansas Moves to Defund Planned Parenthood
Posted on: Apr 27, 2011, Source: Shakesville
How Birtherism Feeds into Institutional Misogyny
Posted on: Apr 21, 2011, Source: Shakesville
CNN Polices Little Girls For Dressing Like 'Tramps'
Posted on: Apr 19, 2011, Source: Shakesville
Pictures of Woman Charged with Filing False Rape Report Found on Accused Serial Rapist's Camera
Posted on: Apr 14, 2011, Source: Shakesville
Is American Idol Having Its Most Racist, Sexist Season Yet?
Posted on: Apr 8, 2011, Source: Shakesville
The pop-star-making TV program has always had a problem with sex and race, but it might be worse than ever.
Idaho Lawmaker is Against Abortion, Even in Cases of Rape and Incest, Because the "Hand of the Almighty" Is at Work
Posted on: Apr 8, 2011, Source: Shakesville
Unacceptable: Sexist Bill Maher Calls Sarah Palin the C-Word
Posted on: Mar 29, 2011, Source: Shakesville
Horrifying Number: Three-Hundred Fifty-One Anti-Abortion Bills This Year So Far
Posted on: Mar 28, 2011, Source: Shakesville
Idaho Latest State Considering Draconian, Anti-Woman Abortion Bans
Posted on: Mar 24, 2011, Source: Shakesville
GOP War on Uteri: South Dakota's Sick New Anti-Choice Law
Posted on: Mar 22, 2011, Source: Shakesville
Misogynist, Racist, Homophobe Pawlenty Forming 2012 Exploratory Committee
Posted on: Mar 21, 2011, Source: Shakesville
The GOP Plans to Redefine What Constitutes Rape, Further Chip Away at Roe v. Wade
Posted on: Jan 28, 2011, Source: Shakesville
Let's Get This Straight: There Is No Progressive Equivalent to the Right's Violent Rhetoric
Posted on: Jan 12, 2011, Source: Shakesville
The shooting in Tucson was not an anomaly. It was an inevitability, and as long as we play this foolish game of "both sides are just as bad," it will be inevitable again.
Utah Miscarriage Law Reduces Women to Fetus Incubators
Posted on: Mar 17, 2010, Source: Comment Is Free
Anti-choicers' plan is to make legal abortion inaccessible and criminalize everything else. What's the point of Roe v Wade if women can't get abortions?
On MLK Day, Washington Post Holds Obama Personally Responsible For Not Ushering In Post-Racial Society
Posted on: Jan 18, 2010, Source: Shakesville
Why won't Obama give us the post-racial society that the media mendaciously suggested he promised us during the campaign?!
Evangelical Bigots Visited Uganda Last Month to Warn of "Gay Agenda"
Posted on: Jan 4, 2010, Source: Shakesville
Three American evangelicals affiliated with gay conversion groups spoke in Uganda last month on "the gay agenda" and its threat to the traditional African family.
This Was the Decade For Same-Sex Marriage. Who Knew?
Posted on: Dec 29, 2009, Source: Comment Is Free
In the year 2000, I never would have imagined that we'd be seeing a global movement for marriage equality.
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