Month: February 2011

Spotlight On: Shelby Knox!

If you’re a feminist, chances are good that you’ve heard of Shelby Knox. She is the subject of the Sundance award-winning film, The Education of Shelby Knox, not to mention an all-around badass, itinerant feminist. She travels across the country… Read More ›

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Rally For Women’s Health, NYC

I’m very honored to have been a part of today’s Rally for Women’s Health in NYC today. THOUSANDS of New Yorkers rallied in Foley Square to show their support for Planned Parenthood, as did many politicians, women’s organizations, celebrities and… Read More ›

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WaPo Gets It Right

In her Washington Post article today, “Side Effects of the GOP’s War on Family Planning,” Ruth Marcus hits the nail on the head. Even the first sentence is perfection: House Republicans voted to increase the number of abortions, raise federal… Read More ›

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A Glimmer of Hope?

I think by now we’re all intimately familiar with the assault on women’s right to choose. In the midst of all this, however, Obama has rescinded Bush’s conscience rules. According to Ms. Magazine’s Feminist Wire Daily: On Friday, the Obama… Read More ›

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Links We Love

Happy reading from our usual suspects :) Wisconsin Workers’ Rights are a Feminist Issue, Feministing Faithful Men Fight the Threat of Ovulating Ladies, Jezebel Flawed Study Dismissing Job Bias Thrills Media, Women’s eNews DC Council Proposes Bill to Increase Birth… Read More ›

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Sickening: “Managed Anorexia”

Thank you Jezebel for bringing this disturbing news to light. Apparently, some gentleman (*sarcasm*) by the name of Kenneth Tong is promoting what he calls the “managed anorexia” lifestyle on Twitter. Sample tweets of his include: The beginning is always… Read More ›

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