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Carnival of the Feminists – #18!

It’s up at Ink and Incapability! Lots of great links!

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Teenaged Girls and Unwanted Sex

“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

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www.MappingOurRights.org

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

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“The Adventures of Carrie Giver” – America’s New Comic Book Superheroine

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

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Mattel “celebrates the working woman” with “French Maid Barbie”

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

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Interesting Things To Read

“Regarding the US’s High Infant Mortality Rate,” at Alas, A Blog. “On the Internet, No One Knows You’re A Dog,” at Bitch, Ph.D. “The Burden of Truth,” at I’m Not A Feminist, But… “Violence Against Women and A Radical WoC … Continue reading

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Another Interview With Catharine MacKinnon

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

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Sexism in the Classroom

Law student blogger la somnambule had this to say: In a seminar yesterday a few comments were passed. We were discussing the role of ‘undue influence’ in contract law. This doctrine was developed to assist people who have entered a … Continue reading

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“Pre-Pregnancy”

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

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Carnival of the Feminists XV!

Up at “Self Portrait As.” Lots of great links!

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“Pink Bats for Mother’s Day”

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

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“We are not going to let you have a war against Iran.”

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

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Not Only Does Twisty Have A Great Blog, She Also Has Great Commenters!

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 ‘oppressed’ by feminists to have a disagreement … Continue reading

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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

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From the Feminist Law Profs Mailbox: “Stopfamilyviolence.org”

I’m the director of Stop Family Violence – an online grassroots activist org – 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

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Piigpen has Become Her Mother

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

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Congratulations to Lydia Loren! First Woman to Hold Deanship at Lewis & Clark School of Law

Lydia will become “Interim Dean” on July 1st, and everyone who knows Lydia knows how lucky Lewis & Clark is to have her.

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Bad Breath Drove Her Faux Beau Away (August 1944)

Via Adflip (click link for easier-to-read version).

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March is National Women’s History Month

Check out the National Women’s History Project here.

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Kathleen Daly and Julie Stubbs: “Feminist Engagement with Restorative Justice”

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

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Technical Problems

Obviously.

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