What we can learn from the Strauss-Kahn case

Many activists, bloggers, feminists, womanists and those in between pretty much knew the chambermaid’s case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn was tough to prove from the start. There was no concrete physical evidence; he was the powerful leader of the International Monetary Fund; she was a working class mother trying to make ends meet. The case drew […]

Um…what the hell?!?!

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Right Turn USA apparently has no problem with using racist, sexist, misogynistic themes in its web campaign ads targeting Janice Hahn, a Democratic candidate in a special election to take over Rep. Jane Harman’s Los Angeles-based U.S. House seat. The ad, in the video above, claims Hahn wasted taxpayer dollars by supporting efforts to use […]

>Anti-abortion group targets black women

> Toomanyaborted.com is launching a campaign targeted towards African-American women in the metro Atlanta area. They’ve already began putting up billboards in the area, and they are planning to put up as many as 35 by Feb. 15. Just to give you all a little background about this organization: it’s collaborating with The Radiance Foundation and […]

>Arlen Specter: FAIL

>While I’m not a fan of Michele Bachmann, the first-term Congresswoman who embodies a Palinesque attitude in politics, my feminist nature requires me to come to her defense after Sen. Arlen Specter, the Republican-turned-Democrat from Pennsylvania, told her to “act like a lady” while they both appeared on a Philadephia talk radio show. “I didn’t interrupt you,” […]

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