Jul 7, 2012

"Gay Oreos" Good for Business (Got double-stuffed?)


AlterNet Newsletter


Stop Calling it a Sex Scandal

Dear media: Learn the difference between abuse and sex -- otherwise, you're sensationalizing violence and rape. READ MORE

Mary Elizabeth Williams / Salon

Salvation Army Learns What Oreo Cookies Already Knows: Americans Like Groups That Support Gay Rights

Companies like Oreo have realized that supporting gay rights is good business. The Salvation Army is learning that lesson the hard way. READ MORE

Lauren Kelley / AlterNet

How Do We Get More Women Into The Sciences?

The number of female tech managers in America is stalled at about one in four. Can't we do better than this? READ MORE

Michael Keller / Txchnologist

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The 3 Parent Family -- Conservatives Freak Out Over a Different Model for Healthy, Happy Kids

A new bill allows children to have more than two legally recognized parents. Cue: Conservative freakout. READ MORE

By Tracy Clark-Flory / Salon


Let's Declare Independence From Religious Health-Care Restrictions

While the bishops' religious freedom complaint may be suspect, real difficulties underlie the accommodation the Obama administration crafted on contraceptive coverage. READ MORE

By Frances Kissling / Religion Dispatches

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War No More: What Afghan Women Are Yelling to the Global Elite

On July 8, governments, international organizations and other major donors will meet to discuss the future of Afghanistan. Will Afghan women be at the table? READ MORE

By Lisa Savage / AlterNet

New Gender Study Asks: Who is Quoted on Women's Issues in The Media?
By Alyssa Figueroa | AlterNet


Aw Shucks: GOP State Senator Cancels Event to Teach Brooklyn Women How to Sit Like Ladies
By Lauren Kelley | AlterNet


Anderson Cooper Officially Comes Out
By Julianne Escobedo Shepherd | AlterNet


Former Inmate Speaks Out, Sues for Being Shackled While in Labor
By Lauren Kelley | AlterNet


Popular R&B Star Frank Ocean Comes Out
By Julianne Escobedo Shepherd | AlterNet


North Carolina to Defund Planned Parenthood
By Anna Bahr | Ms. Blog


Judge Says Challenge in Defense of Marriage Act Case Will Go Forward
By Meteor Blades | Daily Kos

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