Jun 22, 2012

Where Are the Pro-Choice Men? | A "Girls" Postmortem | "Sexy" Maimed Women?


 

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Abortions Have Made Life Better for Millions Of Men: It's About Time to Speak Up in Support

It's time for pro-choice men to step up -- because our choices change their lives, too. READ MORE

Sara Robinson / AlterNet

Models With Black Eyes, Split Lips and Slit Throats? Fashion Hits New, Sexist Low

A fashion magazine's editors think we need to look beyond the injuries and start seeing "beauty" in a maimed female face? READ MORE

Catherine Scott / Ms. Blog

Television Hit 'Girls' Postmortem: Still Racist and Classist

The first season ended. The white privilege didn't. READ MORE

Julianne Escobedo Shepherd / AlterNet


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Glenn Beck Declares War on 'Glee'

Beck might be gone from Fox, but he's got a plan--and it starts with Glee. Yes, the TV show about kids who sing. READ MORE

By Sarah Jaffe / AlterNet

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Toxic Chemicals in Hair and Nail Salons Create Serious Suffering in the Name of Beauty

Working long hours amid noxious fumes, salon workers are in constant contact with chemicals linked to various illnesses and reproductive health problems. READ MORE

By Michelle Chen / In These Times

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Unhappy Father's Day! Paid Paternity Leave Far From Reality in United States

Fathers may be more interested than ever in being active parents, but paid family leave--or even unpaid leave--is a rarity for too many working dads. READ MORE

By Kari Lydersen / In These Times



Michigan Republicans Struggle to Justify "Vagina" Ban
By Kalli Joy Gray | Daily Kos

 

#SayVagina: Politicians Perform "The Vagina Monologues" in Protest at Michigan's State Capitol
By Alyssa Figueroa, Sarah Seltzer | AlterNet

 

Fifth-Grader Only Permitted To Give Marriage Equality Speech To Classmates
By Zack Ford | Think Progress

 

Why is Mayor Bloomberg a 'Nanny'? The Sexism of "Nanny State" Rhetoric
By Lisa Aliferis | State of Health

 

Uncowed Nuns Get on the Bus to Advocate Against GOP Budget
By Sarah Seltzer | AlterNet

 

Anti-Choice Terrorism in Georgia May Be Intimidating Witnesses And Politicians
By Robin Marty | RH Reality Check

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