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The Silly Sexist Conceit of Fetal Personhood

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The notion that life begins at conception is a variation on a very ancient cultural theme: penis worship. I’m slow sometimes, but after years of writing about abortion rights it finally occurred to me that “life begins at conception” is … Continue reading

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Is the Hijab a Symbol of Diversity or a Symbol of Oppression?

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Coca-Cola’s America the Beautiful ad on Super Bowl Sunday aimed to be a celebration of diversity, showcasing the many ethnicities that make up our modern social fabric. Right wing pundits jumped on the ad as a symbol that White Christian … Continue reading

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