No Comment: Woman-As-Meat Shirt

Eww. This is the “carne t-shirt” from Los Angeles-based “street subculture” clothing line The Hundreds, and it has a naked woman cut up like pieces of meat on it. The “details”of the shirt that The Hundreds provides are especially disgusting: Mmmm. Carne. Oh, sorry, I got a bit distracted there. Not that you really care, […]

Newsflash: Military Sex Assault Bill Moving Forward

Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY) has announced that new provisions added Wednesday night to the National Defense Authorization Act will directly address the under-reported (and under-addressed) problem of sexual assault in the military. H.R. 1709 will assure confidentiality for victims of sexual assault in the military, ease the process for a victim of sexual assault to […]

Photoshopping Women’s History

When Brooklyn-based Haredi (ultra-Orthodox Judaism) newspaper Di Tzeitung published the now-iconic photograph of President Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and members of the U.S. national security team watching the operation that killed Osama bin Laden, something was missing: images of the two women who were present in the White House […]

The World Population Will Reach 7 Billion This Year

The UN announced Tuesday that the world population is estimated to reach 7 billion by October 2011. And that, says United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) executive director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, underscores the need to provide “safe and effective” family planning to the 215 million women who lack it because it’s not readily available or prohibitively […]

Newsflash: Indiana to Axe Healthcare for Women

Gov. Mitch Daniels of Indiana says he will sign the controversial bill HB 1210, which will make Indiana the first state to defund Planned Parenthood. According to Planned Parenthood, that will leave as many as “22,000 patients without access to Pap tests, birth control and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases.” The bill also imposes extreme […]

Newsflash: Indiana Votes To Defund Planned Parenthood

Indiana is set to become the first state to defund Planned Parenthood. The state’s House voted 66-32 yesterday to cut the $3 million in federal money the state distributes to Planned Parenthood’s family planning and health programs. The Senate voted to approve the measure earlier this month, and the bill now hits Gov. Mitch Daniels’ […]