Florida is (unsuccessfully) attempting to get a Personhood measure on the ballot, New York’s domestic workers are finally guaranteed one day off a week and paid leave, anti-choice advocates succesfully interject anti-choice language into a law about women veterans access to health care and Margaret Cho speaks out about Bristol Palin?
William Saletan provides some “lessons for the pro-life crowd”; the FDA gets sued over emergency contraception; Rep. Steve Driehaus drops his complaint against the anti-choice Susan B. Anthony List and more.
Favorite romantic works of art as of late? Two old-fashioned, British costume dramas: "Emma" on TV and "Bright Star" in theaters. Some say these represent
a backlash against sexual liberation but both achieve the goal of being enrapturing and romantic while subtly
critiquing conventional conceptions of love.
A “baby bump” is the season’s must-have hot accessory — unless you’re a teen role-model-in-training.