What else we're reading

"Don't marry a feminist" and more!


Katharine Mieszkowski
September 8, 2006 3:43AM (UTC)

AFP via Nerve's Scanner blog: Sexy outfits blamed for sexual harassment! State media in China claims that 90 percent of Chinese office-workers surveyed believe women who dress provocatively are asking for it.

ABC News: A war on working women? ABC crosses that infamous Forbes "Don't Marry Career Women" story with the latest data on the wage gap. Best quote from Phyllis Schlafly: "I would say, 'Don't marry a feminist.' It's not the career, it's the feminist attitude."

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New York Times: In Kyrgyzstan, girls and women risk radiation exposure to mine silicon from landfills with their bare hands.

More New York Times: Rediscovered photos of a secret 1960's weekend haven for cross-dressers create a sensation.

Women's eNews: Toxic tampons? Don't be fooled by this, and other email health hoaxes.

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Khaleej Times: Study suggests banning women from praying at key site in Mecca. Officials claim its just a proposal being considered; others say the new restrictions have already begun.

Reuters: In a first for the United Nations, all-woman police unit to be sent on peacekeeping mission.


Katharine Mieszkowski

Katharine Mieszkowski is a senior writer for Salon.

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