Feminist Philosophers

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Gender and inherited wealth signifiers for toddlers February 21, 2012

Filed under: gendered products — annejjacobson @ 10:29 pm

Nothing like a tough little  guy who is wealthy!  Mr Big,** only younger.

**this is a cultural reference.

 

New law requires women to paint nursery before abortion

Filed under: reproductive rights — Jender @ 2:37 pm

OK, that one was from The Onion. But you weren’t sure till I said so, were you? Such is the state of reproductive politics in the US.

 

Virginia to require ultrasound for abortion

Filed under: Uncategorized — KateNorlock @ 12:43 am

Pending the governor’s signature, which he’s indicated will not be denied, Virginia will become the seventh state to mandate ultrasounds prior to an abortion.  This does not just mean that the vast majority of women seeking abortion are then required to undergo a transvaginal ultrasound.  This also means doctors are required to perform them, regardless of whether they think it necessary or best practice.  As one delegate said (in this earlier story), “This is the first time, if we pass this bill, that we will be dictating a medical procedure to a physician.”

 

 
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