I'm also a woman (or so I've been told), a feminist one even
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In case you've been in a cave and somehow missed it, the 2012 Summer Olympics are going strong in London and stirring up quite a bit of chatter, excitement and criticism. NBC in particular has been lampooned for their decision to air the games on tape delay in order to bolster their primetime rating and for the use of commentators who don't actually have any sport-related expertise -- like Ryan Seacrest.
Cross-posted at Family Inequality .
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“So it’s a boy, right?”
A group which is opposed to abortion in all circumstances and favours an abstinence-based approach to sex education has been appointed to advise the government on sexual health . The Life organisation has been invited to join a new sexual health forum set up to replace the Independent Advisory Group on Sexual Health and HIV.
A survey of medical students has found that almost half believe doctors should be allowed to refuse to perform any procedure to which they object. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Pregnant women could find it harder in future to obtain an abortion because of the growing number of doctors who are opposed to carrying out terminations.
Health :: Features :: June 11, 2011 :: :: Email :: Print A technology originally developed for maritime navigation and detection has become the dominant method for sex selection By Mara Hvistendahl
Under attack … Ellen DeGeneres by Annie Leibovitz, taken from Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture
Once upon a time, infants were quietly removed from orphanages and delivered to the home economics programs at elite U.S. colleges, where young women were eager to learn the science of mothering.
When I was little I wanted to be a lot of things: Johnny Carson's replacement; A Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader so good I was the only one on the team; an artist with my own wing at the Boston Museum of Fine Art -- you know, normal stuff.
But behind the scenes preparations will be made for the biggest change either event has ever seen.
Hold onto your tampons, girls, HTC has launched a sleek handset that will fit seamlessly into your fluffy-kitten-filled lives . Coming in three candy colours -- Clearwater, Hourglass and Plum (white-and-silver, gold-and-beige and purple to people who don't live inside the Dulux colour chart) -- the HTC Rhyme features an idyllic Venetian screensaver to remind you where you want to get engaged, so you can stop working and start popping sprogs. To be fair to HTC, the press release does not explicitly prescribe this phone for the ladies (possibly because of the backlash following the leaking of the HTC Bliss , which this appears to be an iteration of), instead referring to a "substantial group of consumers" who might be drawn towards its "soft, simple design" and "complementary accessories".
You should have seen the look on my face when last night’s sex position popped up on my iPhone. I mean what the fuck? Don’t figure skaters and professional ballroom dancers practice for years to achieve this position and Cosmo just wants me to whip my leg up over my head and climb on board?
A leaked memo wonders if the coalition has the courage to send children back to school sooner.