Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Guns, Gays and God: 5 Things the Right Will Say About Elena Kagan


NATIONAL

Guns, Gays and God: 5 Things the Right Will Say About Elena KaganThe disinformation about Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan began immediately after her nomination, particularly over her record on Second Amendment Issues and abortion and her role in Harvard's ...Read More


ARTS

Third Time Still Not the Charm for Toy Story's Female CharactersToy Story 3 opens on a woman-empowerment high, with Mrs. Potato-Head displaying mad train-robbing skills and cowgirl Jessie skillfully steering her faithful horse Bullseye in the ensuing chase. And ...Read More


GLOBAL

Are Honor Killings in Canada a "Muslim" Issue? The killers of 16-year-old Aqsa Pervez were convicted last week.  Mohammad Pervez and Waqas Ahmed, Aqsa's father and brother, were sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole for 18 ...Read More


HEALTH

Where'd the Diaphragm Disappear To? Did you know that last year's combined sales of Yaz and Yasmin, the most popular oral contraceptives in the U.S., totaled $1.64 billion?  Did you know the drugs are also the target of 1,100 ...Read More


LIFE

How to Lose Your Virginity: An Interview with Therese Shechter If you haven't been following the work of documentary filmmaker Therese Shechter (left), you might mistake her newest project, How to Lose Your Virginity, for a bluntly titled self-help manual ...Read More


MEDIA

Betty White in Cleveland: Still Funny, Still Underused Hot in Cleveland's premiere began with three fabulous 40-something best friends on an airplane from Los Angeles to Paris and ended with three fabulous 40-something best friends and one white-haired, ...Read More



MS.CELLANY

Newsflash: Australia Elects Its First Woman Prime Minister Australia just beat America (and Hillary Clinton) to the punch: yesterday, Julia Gillard was sworn in as its first woman prime minister after a surprising Labor Party leadership vote. Gillard defeated ...Read More

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