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NYC's First Purity Ball!

BY Dawn in Feminism

 You're invited to NYC's First Purity Ball!!!A Fundraiser for: September 26, 7 - 10 pm at The Slipper Room, 167 Orchard Streetat Stanton, Lower East Side  From the same makers of I Was a Teenage Feminist, The American Virgin examines the impact of myths, misconceptions and cultural beliefs surrounding virginity. From abstinence-till-marriage programs to teen sex comedies to hymen reconstruction, The American Virgin explores the ways in which anxiety and fascination with the concept of the "virgin" are linked to our cultural attitudes towards female sexuality. Read More

Blame it on Rio

BY debbie in Feminism

If you're a Brazillian woman and you wind up with an unintended pregnancy, you're SOL—abortions are illegal in this South American country, although 800,000 are performed illegally every year, and result in the deaths of 4,000 women annually. However, now there's some good news: President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva yesterday announced to his thong-clad nation that he's going to subsidize birth-control pills so that they are affordable to anyone who wants them. Read More