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Truthdig, via AlterNet: The pro-cancer religious right. (“I personally object to vaccinating children against a disease that is 100 percent preventable with proper sexual behavior.”)

Planned Parenthood: Ireland’s battle for women’s rights.

Kaiser: FDA denies (PDF) citizens’/health advocates’ petition, filed in 2001, for over-the-counter sales of Plan B.

Washington Post: Dancer sues Broadway after losing her job when her C cup became a D.

New York Times: British philosopher says the “rhythm method” causes as much “early embryonic death” as Plan B and stem cell research.



Los Angeles Times: Parenting classes boost attendance with offer of free diapers.

Pandagon: How not to cover a story about a police officer in the process of sex reassignment.

Seattle Times: Bodybuilding lite: “Figure competition” for women.

Advertising Age: Couple lines up corporate sponsors for their wedding.

Award-winning journalist Lynn Harris is author of the comic novel "Death by Chick Lit" and co-creator of BreakupGirl.net. She also writes for the New York Times, Glamour, and many others.

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