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"Pick your outfit appropriately"

How to “Pick your outfit appropriately” TAGS: It’s time to party, which means it’s time to choose my party out­fit. I want to look hawt but not so hawt that I “attract those not-so-respectful guys.” Lucky for …Con­tinue read­ing →

Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards mingles with the crowd at Louisville, KY's 21 c.

Planned Parenthood president speaks in Louisville TAGS: | Planned Par­ent­hood pres­i­dent Cecile Richards appeared at a fundraiser for Planned Par­ent­hood in Louisville, Ken­tucky at the museum hotel 21 c.

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Beauties and Brutes TAGS: | | KP is a 24-year-old grad­u­ate stu­dent. In her debut post for Her­Linked, KP explains why it was fem­i­nism that led her both to join and quit a Ken­tucky bur­lesque troupe.

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44 years after MLK assassination, Lexington sanitation workers stand up TAGS: | | | | | 44 years after MLK assas­si­na­tion, san­i­ta­tion work­ers in Lex­ing­ton, KY peti­tioned the local gov­ern­ment for recog­ni­tion as a union.

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Score one for reproductive rights in Kentucky TAGS: | Ken­tucky House Health and Wel­fare Com­mit­tee votes down three bills that would restrict women’s access to abortion.

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Fetal Seance Bill” sits before Kentucky House Committee TAGS: | Bill before KY House Com­mit­tee would force women to have sono­gram dur­ing abor­tion procedure.

Crowd for Kristen Simmons at Carmichael's in Louisville, KY

YA novelist Kristen Simmons has successful homecoming in Louisville TAGS: | | | | Louisville’s favorite local book­store Carmichael’s was down­right stuffy tonight, packed as it was with women and men of all ages. They gath­ered for a Q&A and read­ing by for­mer Louisvil­lian and …Con­tinue read­ing →

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Kentucky Woman Wins Case with National Labor Relations Board TAGS: | In my inau­gural post, I thought I’d high­light a recent bit of news about a Louisville woman who was ter­mi­nated from her job at Our Lady of Peace hos­pi­tal last …Con­tinue read­ing →

March 2, 2012 tornado damage in East Bernstadt, KY

Moving on after Friday’s storms / How to help TAGS: | This used to be a barn. This used to be a trailer. These are scenes from the after­math of the storms that rav­aged the South­east and Mid­west on Fri­day. They are …Con­tinue read­ing →

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