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A 21st Century Look At A 20th Century Abortion Law

I've been Pro-Choice since I read Orson Scott Card's classic Ender's Game, in which, the government limited the number of children parents could have, based on some sci-fi reason of intelligent selection, only parents who had especially…
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Mothers of Intention

Two of my The Girl Revolution posts are in Joanne Bamberger's wonderfully acclaimed Mothers of Intention, 10 Things I Freaking Love About Sarah Palin and The Work Mothering Cohesiveness of Sarah Palin. What I love about Mother's of Intention…
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Gendercide, the Death of Femininity

There's an atrocious story in The Economist about how the worldwide gendercide rate is rising at an alarming rate. I'll give you one guess which gender suffers from mass-extermination. In some areas there are 130 baby boys to 100 baby girls…
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What's History?

This guy in my Sunday school class, Thomas Ratliff, is running for Texas State School Board. He's the moderate Republican opposing a right-wing conservative Christian Republican, Don McLeroy. McLeroy is a dentist who leads a majority voting…
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Obama Budget Includes Family Leave Insurance

The proposed United States Budget, currently before Congress, includes a little-publicized, no-drama, brilliant piece of funding and legislation. This is brilliant. This is long overdue. Currently, in the United States of America many disability…
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Bora - New DRC Friend

I finally got assigned a Sister with Women for Women International. Your sister is: Bora Tabu M'Kabonge, she lives in DRC. She is in the Tuonembele woman group. I'm super-excited about this because it gives me something tangible and relevant…

Girl Zine

"The Advantage and Disadvantage of Zine is a long-term, multifaceted collaboration with a group of young women college students in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. I first met these young women when I was offered a residency in their dormitory, where…
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Female Bias

"The bias came from an unlikely source -- female reviewers." This is from a report on Politics Daily about our collective bias against females. Is it an unlikely source? Really? Think back on your life. Is it really shocking that other women…