Friday, April 2, 2010

Ms. Blog eNewsletter: Tackling everything from Bart Stupak to Sarah Palin

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As Women's History Month draws to a close, the Ms. Blog begins to make its own history! This week we tackled everything from Bart Stupak to Sarah Palin to health care reform to Prop. 8 to Black Marriage Day to feminist Passover seders (with guacamole!). Catch up on what you missed, and check in throughout April to get our bloggers' latest takes on news and culture.


Hey Bart Stupak, How Does it  Feel? Dear Bart, Welcome to the club. I ran an abortion clinic for nine years and have defended clinics across the nation. I've worn a bullet-proof vest just to go to work. My car was routinely vandalized....Read More


What Can We Do About Colorism? As a woman of color who is deeply concerned and invested in interrogating the ways in which women continue to be marginalized, I've often wondered why more work hasn't been done on the issue ...Read More


Sarah Palin Back on TV-What's the Harm? If you want to keep secrets from a relationship partner, you're in luck: There's a new iPhone and iPod Touch app for that. It's called Tiger Text. The app automatically deletes sent and ...Read More

What Prop. 8 Defenders Don't Want You to Know While we await closing arguments in the Proposition 8 federal trial, defenders of the California ballot measure are trying to cast doubt on the validity of the proceedings by claiming the trial should ...Read More


Seder Time: An Orange, A Tambourine … Guacamole? Unlike most religious events that require attendance at a synagogue, church or mosque, the Passover Seder-which will be celebrated tonight and tomorrow night by Jews around the world-remains ...Read More

The Problem with Black Marriage Day Getting married is easy. Staying married is hard. That opening is catchy, but it isn't true-unless you are white, heterosexual and middle class. The rest of us (even some folks with privilege) ...Read More


What the Health Care Bill Means for Women Aren't eating disorders about control? I've lost count of the times people have said this to me, in the most well intentioned, if smugly certain, tone of voice. They're not asking the question ...Read More

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