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Let’s Read 101 Reasons Not To Have An Abortion

101 Reasons Not To Have An Abortion is a faux guide full of the usual lies but also incoherent. As a public service to anti-choicers, I thought I’d model a clear-cut argument stating the real reasons you don’t want women to have abortions.

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Infidelity and Feminism: Can Cheating Be A Feminist Choice?

In Cheating on the Sisterhood: Infidelity and Feminism, Lauren Rosewarne’s details her own personal struggles as a willing participant in an illicit relationship that resulted in another woman’s devastation, as well as her own. It is a political look at the motivations that fuel situations of betrayal and the justifications one provides oneself from the inside.

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A Point of Convergence With Michael Gerson?

I have to give kudos to Michael Gerson for stating in a recent Washington Post column that abstinence-only-until-marriage might be a “nice idea” for those who see these issues in religious or ideological terms, but is not feasible as a social expectation.

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In Our Marriage Madness, Are We Waving Goodbye to Reality?

The more evidence shoved in our faces that marriage just doesn’t work as well as we want, the more we bury our heads in the fantasy.

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Sex And The City: Eww It’s For Girls!

There was no way a two-hour film version of “Sex and the City” would live up to the complexity of the six-series-long show. But did half the characters need to be so flat, and the show’s attempt at racial diversity such a misfire?

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Dowry: An Unwelcome Guest at Indian Weddings

Dowry practices in India drive women’s limited access to education and self-determination.

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Muslim Leaders Defend Marriage by Choice

In India, women — viewed as either the husband’s or father’s property — cannot make decisions about their own marriages. But a new decision made by Muslim bodies and Islamic scholars says that under Sharia law, a woman cannot be married against her will.

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To Have and To Hold…Rape within Marriage

Sex within marriage is not a right — it is something that is consented to even though vows have been taken.

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