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It pays to have more women on the Supreme Court

TweetCrossposted at Of Means and Ends. The proponents of a colorblind, gender-blind, whatever else-blind outlook on the world don’t just undermine attempts to identify and rectify discrimination. They also ignore the valuable perspective one can bring from experiencing American culture as someone other than a straight white man. Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor was pilloried in [...]
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Using contraception is uncool, unhealthy and unnatural—or at least that is what ’1flesh’ is teaching young women

Tweet“Our brand new argument, that sex should be sexy, romance romantic, and love natural.”  All I can say is that after skimming posts from 1flesh I am initially extremely concerned. I respect a woman’s choice or a couple’s right to choose whichever contraception method (if any) they use, but this group and the propaganda they’re [...]
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September 25, 1957: 55 Years Later

TweetFifty-five years ago today Little Rock Central High School was integrated. On May 17, 1954 the Supreme Court ruled on Brown v. Board of Education and ended de jure segregation. The ruling was protested by civilians and government officials. The outcry from white Americans was violent. It took nearly three years to start implementing the historic ruling. It’s important to [...]
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Dirty towels get you pregnant: abstinence-only education

Tweet A SYTYCB entry “Later, hear about the woman who told her daughter that dirty towels could get her pregnant to keep her away from boys!” This what what I heard on the radio yesterday afternoon, as I drove home from running errands. I was, of course, appalled. How could a mother spread such preposterous lies? [...]
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Obvious statements and a humble proposal

Tweet A SYTYCB entry Have you ever noticed how men and women are different? And no, not just “down there.” More like “up there.” In our heads, where our brains live. Differences between men and women are biological, hormonal, and evolutionary. Think about it. With your brain. For millions of years the male and female [...]
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