Friday, February 26, 2010

Jezebel "Why The Gossips Find Shiloh's "Tomboy" Attire So Odious"

fairy tales
Why The Gossips Find Shiloh's "Tomboy" Attire So Odious
Doesn't she realize she's the crown princess in the fairy tale? She's ruining it with that "wanting to be a boy" thing! MORE >>
POSTED: Thu Feb 25 2010 18:00




crime on campus
How Colleges Fail Assault Victims — And How Students Can Help
The latest in a series of disturbing reports on campus assault found that colleges and government agencies alike often botch rape investigations. One solution may be to keep rape from happening in the first place. MORE >>
POSTED: Thu Feb 25 2010 16:00




choosy moms choose choice
Internet Reacts (Predictably) To Woman Live-Tweeting Her Abortion
Earlier this week, a woman began live-tweeting her medical abortion. The response has morphed into a debate not merely about the right to choose, but about "flaunting" that choice, with Jesus, gays, and kittens being dragged into the fray. MORE >>
POSTED: Thu Feb 25 2010 15:00




filmschooled
The "Transvestite of Directors": A Backlash Against Kathryn Bigelow?
"No cheers for Miss Kathy for breaking the glass ceiling by fabricating my worst cinematic nightmare," writes critic Martha Nochimson over at Salon. Why isn't Kathryn Bigelow's success cause for women to celebrate? MORE >>
POSTED: Thu Feb 25 2010 14:00




mccarthyism
The Jenny McCarthy Conundrum: Is False Hope Better Than No Hope?
In a long interview with Time, Jenny McCarthy says of parents of autistic kids, "Hope is the only thing that will get us up in the morning." But is the kind of hope she's offering actually dangerous? MORE >>
POSTED: Thu Feb 25 2010 12:00




Crapitalism
American Beauty: A Brief History Of Abercrombie's Hiring Practices
An Abercrombie & Fitch employee in northern California is alleging she was fired for refusing to remove her hijab, or headscarf marking her Muslim observance. Abercrombie's pursuit of a homogeneous army of "perfect" employees appears to have snared it again! MORE >>
POSTED: Thu Feb 25 2010 11:00

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