Roundup: The art of maiming Barbie

Also: An Indonesian legislator recommends a virginity test for schoolgirls

By Tracy Clark-Flory
September 24, 2010 4:01AM (UTC)
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Dismembered Barbies turned into art
  • Yet another study finds that women seek out men who look like their dads. Get this: The research was carried out at the University of Pecs in Hungary.
  • Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher launch their anti-trafficking campaign, "Real Men Don't Buy Girls."
  • For the first time since the early 1990s, female officers have been appointed in the Afghan army.
  • People maim and mutilate Barbie in the name of art.
  • A letter in which Susan B. Anthony condemns the treatment of women as "the pets of society" goes on sale for $15,000.
  • The anti-abortion movement gains ground in Mexico.
  • Bambang Bayu Suseno, a legislator in Indonesia, suggests that girls should be forced to undergo a virginity test in order to go to school.
  • I'm going to shamelessly use the atypical reproductive roles of seahorses as an excuse to share this video of hundreds of ittle-bittle baby seahorses.

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