Mandela and The Colors of Friendship
TAGS: apartheid | Madiba | Mandela | Nelson Mandela | racism | Ron Dellums | South Africa | The Color of Friendship Sometimes, I wonder why they don’t make more movies like “The Color of Friendship,” but when Nelson Mandela died, I think I got my answer.
What happened to our freedom?
TAGS: abortion | gay marriage | gay rights | immigrant rights | immigration | pro-choice | women's rights With the recent assault on women’s rights, it’s easy to wonder whose independence we’re really celebrating on July 4th.
This election is a matter of life or death
TAGS: Barack Obama | Kaley Costello | Mitt Romney | Run Against Romney | women's rights One woman’s health scare gives insight into why women should support Barack Obama’s re-election.
President Clinton’s side dish
TAGS: victimblaming Victim blaming still persists when we talk about the Bill Clinton “sex scandal.“
The post-welfare legacy of Bill Clinton
TAGS: Bill Clinton | Hillary Clinton | Texts from Hillary | welfare The New York TImes has an interesting piece up on the legacy of President Clinton’s welfare reform efforts. These efforts were a part of Clinton’s broader re-election strategy of triangulation: …Continue reading →
Score one for reproductive rights in Kentucky
TAGS: abortion | KY Kentucky House Health and Welfare Committee votes down three bills that would restrict women’s access to abortion.
“Fetal Seance Bill” sits before Kentucky House Committee
TAGS: abortion | reproductive rights Bill before KY House Committee would force women to have sonogram during abortion procedure.
International Women’s Day News Roundup
TAGS: International Women's Day Happy International Women’s Day, from.…a man. Oh well, nevermind the messenger, here’s a quick roundup of the news from International Women’s Day! First off, from Time Magazine, we have a …Continue reading →
If Sandra Fluke = Prostitute, Obama = Pimp
TAGS: Barack Obama | Sandra Fluke Yeah, someone went there: And here we have a masterful response from Angry Black Lady: Yeah, let that sink in. You’ve got the African-American President is a 70′s pimp angle, the …Continue reading →
Statewide Fairness Rally Day 2012
TAGS: ACLU of KY | fairness I, fortunately, have a full time job. Unfortunately, because of that full time job, I’ll have to miss this: What: The Statewide Fairness Rally Day When: Wednesday, February 22 Where: the State Capitol …Continue reading →