Monthly Archives: April 2013

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I think anyone that is a fan of personal freedoms has to be an advocate of the right to choose or they’re just being hypocritical. via Spitfire | A topnotch WordPress.com site.

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Is Facebook Now Officially a Far Right Wing Conservative Site Regulated by Trolls?

It’s sure looking that way. Over the past few days, a large number of LGBT, liberal and women’s rights pages on Facebook have noticed something weird – posts going missing and links to outside sources leading to pop-ups warning that … Continue reading

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Rape Culture Says: “Don’t rape, but be a great athlete if you do because someone will get you off.” | Spitfire

“Society teaches don’t get raped rather than don’t rape.” What is sad, is this is for the most part true. Even at our universities, a number of freshmen orientations offer advice to entering female freshmen on how not to get … Continue reading

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Why I’m A Liberal Feminist: I Was Raised Catholic, Any Questions?

Originally posted on Spitfire:
By Amanda Fox Catholicism is what helped me form many of the views I have today. I was raised Catholic in a family that believed Vatican II reform was the work of the devil. To say…

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RH Reality Check

This is not the first act of terrorism on US soil since 9/11. And every time someone says that, what they’re really saying is: “This is the first act of terrorism on US soil against People Who Matter.” via RH … Continue reading

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What Actually Happened To That Same-Sex Couple In The Missouri Hospital | ThinkProgress

Read the story. It will break your heart. At the foundation of the story remains the fact that Roger and Allen’s relationship was treated as inferior. Because they did not have a state-recognized marriage, they were regarded as legal strangers … Continue reading

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Making sense of the anti-choice movement – National Social Issues | Examiner.com

Women’s rights issues are not some spandrel of religious nuttery; rather, they are a critical component in the machine. Republicans know that women who can’t afford contraception will likely get pregnant. They know that the majority of women who have … Continue reading

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