Feminist Trolls Flood Republican Legislator’s Facebook Pages, and So Can You

I’ve never been much of an internets troll, that is, until this morning. The new feminist blog on the Washington Post, She the People, reports how thousands of women (and some men) have been posting ironic remarks on Gov. Rick Perry’s Facebook page in protest to his cutting funding for Planned Parenthood, his infamous transvaginal ultrasound […]

Read more "Feminist Trolls Flood Republican Legislator’s Facebook Pages, and So Can You"

Mother Jones: “Dear Rush Limbaugh: Birth Control Doesn’t Work Like Viagra”

Cover of Birth Control Review magazine
Cover of Birth Control Review magazine (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Mother Jones: “Dear Rush Limbaugh: Birth Control Doesn’t Work Like Viagra”

By Juliana Jiménez

We hinted at this in a previous post, the embarrassing fact that Rush Limbaugh does not understand how birth control works, and as Rachel Maddow points out, neither does Mitt Romney.

What is also particularly painful is the awful irony, the long-standing injustice, that Viagra has long been covered by health insurance, while birth control is not.

Yes, let’s all have more sex without birth control, because clearly the earth is running out of people.

Read more "Mother Jones: “Dear Rush Limbaugh: Birth Control Doesn’t Work Like Viagra”"

Petition to Denounce Rush Limbaugh

By Juliana Jiménez The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee has this online petition for Rush Limbaugh to apologize for his recent comments on Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown law student who testified in favor of contraception. (I’d like a petition to get him off the air, personally, but this is a start). Here’s an excerpt from the petition’s […]

Read more "Petition to Denounce Rush Limbaugh"

Rush Limbaugh Calls her a ‘Slut’, Obama Calls her and says “Your Parents Should be Proud”

By Juliana Jiménez Sandra Fluke is the Georgetown Law student who was denied testifying in the Contraception Congress hearing, the famous one with all the dudes, because she wasn’t relevant. Later, Democrats held a mock hearing and let Fluke speak about the dangers of denying women contraception. She was a lone female voice almost drowned […]

Read more "Rush Limbaugh Calls her a ‘Slut’, Obama Calls her and says “Your Parents Should be Proud”"

Catholic Contraception Delusion

By Juliana Jiménez The Obama administration announced  on Jan. 20 that all FDA-approved forms of contraception must be covered by most insurers without a co-pay, co-insurance or a deductible paid by the patient, starting Aug. 1, 2012. The original ruling provided an exemption for churches, synagogues, and some primary and secondary religious schools. That was not enough for the  U.S. […]

Read more "Catholic Contraception Delusion"