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"Brokeback High," sex toy ban, men's bill of rights and more.

By Lynn Harris
March 16, 2006 2:11AM (UTC)
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Pinko Feminist Hellcat: Heartbreaking/gut-wrenching/infuriating statement to judge by Calif. gang-rape victim who's suing for damages. (Don't miss the addendum in which the opposing lawyer calls her "trash.")

Bitch, via AlterNet: "When it comes to reality diet shows and their ritualized exorcism of our shadow selves -- the internal Other, the Fatty within -- we all lose."


Slate: A men's bill of rights.

The Progressive: Molly Ivins on Hillary (and more). ("I don't know about you, but I have had it with the D.C. Democrats, had it with the DLC Democrats, had it with every calculating, equivocating, triangulating, straddling, hair-splitting son of a bitch up there, and that includes Hillary Rodham Clinton.")

Shakespeare's Sister: Laura Bush would vote for a [Republican] woman president. (AmericaBlog: "Stay tuned for tomorrow's installment: 'Laura Bush would swim with black folk.'")


Towleroad, via Raw Story: Student expelled for "Brokeback High" video is back in school.

L.A. Times, via Ypulse: Hey! Olivia Newton-John was 30 in "Grease"! And other teen imposters.

Guardian: Men's movement vet aims antirape campaign at would-be perps, not would-be victims.


Boing Boing: Fifth Circuit upholds sex toy ban.

SF Gate: More women wagering on sports? You bet. (And not just Janet Jones.)

New York Times: Nice profile of West Point women's hoops coach.

Lynn Harris

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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