Friday, October 07, 2005
What We Need to Know Today
Feminist Activist, Malalai Joya has become one of the first people to be elected to the new Parliment in Afhganistan.
Dr. Frank Davidoff has become the second official to resign from the FDA over the controversy over making emergency contraception available over the counter.
DR, FRANK DAVIDOFF
Girls in Uganda who can prove they are virgins are being offered scholarships to college at no cost. This is antoher tactic of the Bush administration trying to spread its abstinence program around the world. Let's blame the girls for getting raped and let's not continue to educate them about sexually transmitted diseases so if they are alive by college then they can go for free. Fucked up shit.
PROVE YOUR VIRGINITY, GET COLLEGE FOR FREE
Ellen Goodman weighs in on Harriet Miers.
Opening this weekend.
In Her Shoes - starring Cameron Diaz, Toni Collette and Shirley McLaine- can't get any better than that. Jennifer Weiner, the author of the novel the film is based upon is happy with the cast and the film. Not many authors say that.
IN HER SHOES
The Mongolian Cow Sour Yogurt Supergirl Concert, a kind of American Idol, is the title of a TV show from China that attracted 400 million viewers. The winner is was the 21 year old Li Yuchun who has become the most famous woman in China virtually overnight.
A POP IDOL FOR CHINA