This isn’t essentializing AT ALL

Here’s a little gem I found on MSN’s Health and Fitness page. It’s so cute. Apparently your period “can make you think like a guy.” Uh, ok. WTF does that mean? “Lower estrogen levels during your period can increase your “male cognitive skills,” such as spatial thinking, according to Pauline Maki, Ph.D., associate professor of psychiatry and…

This Ain’t Cool

Err… This idea right here scares me… Sterilizing the “undesirables” for 300 bucks. Hell no, this makes me sick.

It’s about time this sorry excuse for a man got kicked out…

Woman hater, girlfriend beater, Hiram Monserrate, “EX-SENATOR” from Queens was finally expelled from the New York Senate after DRAGGING his girlfriend down a hallway BY HER HAIR and BREAKING A GLASS on her FACE. To any civilized person, this seems like automatic, unquestionable grounds for his expulsion, and then some. However, Mr. Douche Bag Monserrate thinks otherwise: “The actions that I’ve committed,” he…

Doin’ it and doin’ it and doin’ it for pay!

I’ve been thinking a lot about sex lately (what else it new?) But, I’ve also been thinking about work (now, that is new!). Sex and work—sex work! Specifically, I’ve been pondering the differences between selling sexual services and other services—particularly those services which address the non-sexual needs/wants of the body. Doctors, personal trainers, estheticians, masseuses,…

Get Moving!

As if we didn’t already know sitting on our butts all day is unhealthy- there’s a new study out suggesting that a sedentary lifestyle may actually shorten lives. As college students, we spend lots of time sitting in class and the library. We’ve all got busy schedules, but it’s important to take some time to…

Stand Up! Fight Back!

The New York Coalition for Abortion Clinic Defense (NYCACD) will be standing up for women’s rights at Dr. Emily’s Women’s Health Center on Saturday, September 26th, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm in the Bronx.  Anti-choice demonstrators are planning a huge 40 day vigil outside Dr. Emily’s clinic, so please lend your support to the women who will be confronted with…

“The Most Important Link I’ve Ever Sent”

Says my dad in the subject heading of an email he sent me last semester. After all these months I haven’t been able to delete it, I mean, hello, it was “the most important link” he’s ever sent me. So on behalf of my father, let me share this wonderful link with all you folks out there wondering if…