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not intended as a factual statement, amiright, Jon Kyl? Planned Parenthood Opens $8 Billion Abortionplex

“I was ‘raped’ and I joke about it”

XOJane–read it. Remember Jane magazine? Possibly the thing that made me be like, hey, I’m a feminist? Jane’s back with an online mag that I really recommend. I just got around to reading this article, which is really wonderful–a woman who has been criticizing for joking about the rape attempt on her, and why she…

you can do anything

I am especially dedicating this video to all the lovely Barnard women who are about to graduate and PARTICULARLY those of us who don’t have plans yet.

Home Births: yay or nay?

We hear a lot in the feminist community about home births and how great they are; movies like “The Business of Being Born” make it sound like the only natural option for childbirth. But it’s becoming less and less popular world-wide, and many doctors believe that it’s overly dangerous. This article in the Guardian has…

The problem with gBear

For me, the transition from Barnard webmail to gBear went pretty well. People complain about it sometimes but it’s a good email platform and, you know, if anyone would explain to me what “Google groups” means, I’m sure that’s really helpful. But this article points out a real problem with the new system: it is…

A Feminist Response to that Slate Essay

I don’t know if you remember that essay in Slate about evolution and rape. Some people were pretty mad about it! Today McSweeney’s posted this response, and I agree with a lot of what Schorn says. Like, if it were an evolutionary thing, wouldn’t women with the lowest rape defenses during ovulation be reproducing more?…