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A granddaughter, daughter, mother, and future grandmother’s thoughts on abortion

I have been in Germany for the past month, wandering through Amsterdam’s red light district, seeing condom ads plastered across public walls in Germany, generally enjoying myself. I spent most of my time with my mother and my daughters. Immersing myself amongst the females in my family was well-timed. I returned just a bit before […]

Sexual Identity, Race, and Gender: The Evolution of Equality

Thanks, Upworthy, for pointing me in the direction of this infographic from Daily Infographic. It puts many things in context. (While, of course, leaving out others, but on the balance I like it.)

Video advice from a cartoon princess

I was going to write a post today about how I am starting a middle school sex ed class up this year and see if anyone was interested in joining us (Why do a big comprehensive sex ed unit in middle school?  See yesterday’s post for answers!) … but then I found the following.  And […]

On the Glamour parade

I wrote a reaction over on The Belly Project about Glamour magazine’s article and accompanying photo spread with “plus-sized” models. Glamour’s rather self-righteous tone and the plethora of too-excited, supposed-society-exploding headlines were all getting to me. The one really good thing to come out of Glamour’s photo shoot? This really beautiful picture: (Please ignore the […]

Palin and teenage pregnancy and…everything else

This weekend, John McCain announced that his running mate would be Sarah Palin, governor of Alaska.  It seems there has been little talk of anything else since that announcement…particularly since the announcement that Palin’s 17-year-old daughter is 5 months pregnant. There has been much written on the topic since the announcement, while I was away […]

On the incomplete sexual revolution and non-monogomy

I am, as you may remember, an editor for the Personal section of Blog Nosh Magazine. It’s great fun, mostly because I get to peruse old posts on great blogs and call it work. We take old posts that have fallen off the front page of other blogs and re-post them on Blog Nosh in […]