I can never decide whether to start with the easy stuff or the hard stuff.
- Joss Whedon's Much Ado About Nothing - eeee! (click on PRESS RELEASE at the bottom of that page for more info)
- Why "Twilight" is a misogynistic piece of hardboiled crapola - OK, OK, this is old news, I know. But this sums up why I will never let my teenage girls watch this until I think they have a considerable amount of maturity under their belts. (I only watch the movies, I do not read the books, and I borrow the movies instead of sending any money their way...)
- Nakusha: 285 girls named "Unwanted" get new names in a ceremony - Certain (not all) parts of India have a huge problem with girls. They are aborted, killed as infants, named "Unwanted". Here is a quick look at the statistics. And "Where are India's millions of missing girls?" is a more in-depth look at India's unwanted girls, the family pressures on women to abort female babies, why boys are preferred in certain areas, and the prevalence of female foeticide. Here are some ways you can help.