Congressman Kevin Cramer: Legalized Abortions Cause School Shootings
No, no, no, no, no. No they don’t.
Michigan school bans ‘baby bumps’ from yearbook pics
From The Raw Story 17 May 2013 -
Michigan school bans ‘baby bumps’ from yearbook pics. Two high…
Why we think this is terrible.
Correction! Apologies to Krysten Sinema, and thanks to ackacked. Sharp eyeballs!
We think this is cool. That’s all.
Our own Kate Farrar said basically this on Fox the other day.
- Helen Mirren, beautiful in every way it’s possible for a human to be beautiful.
We wouldn’t necessarily word it like this…but it’s Friday.
It’s not a crime that Vito Lopez harassed and molested employees and retaliated against them when they refused his sexual advances.
It’s not a crime that Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver covered up Vito’s attacks and made secret payments to the accusers with taxpayer money to shut them up.
It’s not a crime that state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman closed his eyes to the hush-money payoff.
It’s not a crime that state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli signed off on the payments without raising a single objection.
Glad that’s cleared up.
Read more here.
Why don’t more women run for office?
The military’s super outdated sexual behavior policies are limiting access to birth control, and it’s a problem.
Rachel Rostad’s response video is even better than her original Letter to JK Rowling.
Ta-Nehisi Coats on why ‘race’ is a social construct.
Why the “natural” food movement might carrynegative connotations for women.
Demand for birth control in developing countries is increasing - access isn’t.
Angelina Jolie, as everybody probably knows, on why she had a double mastectomy. But how beneficial is the current state of breast cancer prevention?
Is the military at the tipping point for sexual assault policy reform?
Media Matters has an awesome visual breakdown of diversity – by gender and ethnicity – on cable news networks.
Student loans are even harder to pay back if you’re graduating to a pay gap.
“I wish people wouldn’t just see me as the Asian girl who beats everyone up, or the Asian girl with no emotion. People see Julia Roberts or Sandra Bullock in a romantic comedy, but not me. You add race to it, and it became, ‘Well, she’s too Asian’, or, ‘She’s too American’. I kind of got pushed out of both categories. It’s a very strange place to be. You’re not Asian enough and then you’re not American enough, so it gets really frustrating.”
“Some of these cases…involved the victims being raped after drinking quite a lot of alcohol … So I would appeal that young ladies should not drink too much.”
- the Hong Kong security secretary, in response to the city’s rising reports of rape.
Hey everyone - you can check to see if your Twitter handle (or anyone else’s) has a gender bias using Twee-Q. It’s pretty cool.