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“Unwanted Sex Appears Common In Some Teen Relationships” Many adolescent girls report being threatened or pressured by their partners into having sex, potentially increasing their risk for sexually transmitted infections and pregnancies, according to an article in the June issue … Continue reading
A new website, MappingOurRights.org, is a database that rates states based on access to abortion and contraception; the climate pertaining to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues; and other issues such as abstinence-only education policies and teen fertility rates. The … Continue reading
From this site: TR Rose Associates, Inc. is unveiling America’s first true female super-hero since Wonder Woman. Conceived for the Caregiver Credit Campaign, the new heroine will set the nation abuzz, challenging ideas about mothers and other caregivers in our … Continue reading
The French Maid Barbie ® doll, designed by Robert Best, celebrates the working woman. The uniform includes crisp black dress, accented with white cuffs and collar, apron, and petticoat. Matching cap and alluring fishnets lend an air of sophistication. Black … Continue reading
This one is entitled “Raunch culture and the end of feminism” and it appeared in the London Times. Here is how it starts out: In the pantheon of American feminists, Catharine MacKinnon will be for ever linked with her friend … Continue reading
Law student blogger la somnambule had this to say: In a seminar yesterday a few comments were passed. We were discussing the role of â€˜undue influence’ in contract law. This doctrine was developed to assist people who have entered a … Continue reading
Many in the feminist blogosphere have commented about this WaPo article, “Forever Pregnant”: New federal guidelines ask all females capable of conceiving a baby to treat themselves — and to be treated by the health care system — as pre-pregnant, … Continue reading
Up at “Self Portrait As.” Lots of great links!
Yahoo News reports: Hulking Jim Thome. Rugged Manny Ramirez. Brawny Adam Dunn. “The thought of these big macho men, swinging pink bats to help women with breast cancer … what a novel idea,” Louisville Slugger president John Hillerich said Tuesday. … Continue reading
This does not have a direct gender or feminist component, but it seemed like one of the most important and inspiring things I had read in a while, so I wanted to give it whatever attention I could: Juan Cole’s … Continue reading
Here’s an excerpt from just one comment at I Blame the Patriarchy: The other day I had a little disagreement with a commentor here and you know what, it didn’t make me feel â€˜oppressed’ by feminists to have a disagreement … Continue reading
Brooks on “Feminists, Angels, Poets, and Revolutionaries: What I’ve Learned from Ruthann Robson and Nicole Brossard”
Feminist Law Prof Kim Brooks of the University of British Columbia – Faculty of Law has posted to ssrn her essay “Feminists, Angels, Poets, and Revolutionaries: What I’ve Learned from Ruthann Robson and Nicole Brossard on What it Means to … Continue reading
I’m the director of Stop Family Violence â€“ an online grassroots activist org â€“ just discovered your fabulous blog! Can you please help get the word out about this to your networks? Many thanks Irene Weiser Stop Family Violence Congress’ … Continue reading
And you’ll enjoy her post about why this is a good thing: “For as long as I can remember, my mother has been a gregarious customer. She can tell you where the fast food drive-through cashier gets her hair done, … Continue reading
Lydia will become “Interim Dean” on July 1st, and everyone who knows Lydia knows how lucky Lewis & Clark is to have her.
Via Adflip (click link for easier-to-read version).
Check out the National Women’s History Project here.
Here is the abstract: “Feminist engagement with the idea of restorative justice (RJ) takes several forms, and this article maps five areas of theory, research, and politics. They are: theories of justice; the role of retribution in criminal justice; studies … Continue reading