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  • May 1, 2003

    Sodomy for Some

    So it looks like Rick Santorum won’t go the way of Trent Lott.

    Richard Kim

  • April 3, 2003

    In the Waiting Room

    “We are in a funding emergency today,” read the e-mail from the New York Abortion Access Fund.

    Katha Pollitt

  • April 3, 2003

    The Naked and the Red

    Led by a former Boeing machinist, Las Vegas exotic dancers are talking union.

    Marc Cooper

  • January 23, 2003

    A Win at Cracker Barrel

    A lonely Cracker Barrel restaurant stands alongside the highway that runs near my house.

    M.V. Lee Badgett

  • January 22, 2003

    Roe in Rough Waters

    Thirty years later, abortion's political terrain is more complicated than ever.

    Jennifer Baumgardner


  • January 16, 2003

    Christian Soldiers on the March

    Bush’s handpicked delegates disrupt global conferences on women’s rights.

    Jennifer Block

  • December 23, 2002

    Holy Rock ‘n’ Rollers

    In Hicksville, Long Island, on any given Sunday afternoon, pierced and tattooed teenagers in black clothing gather to listen and watch as groups of kids like themselves tear their fingertips on

    Lauren Sandler

  • December 5, 2002

    Diary of the Bridget Joneses

    If single women have been told once, they’ve been told a thousand times: Don’t think you’re ever too successful or too young to have your ovaries shrivel up and die. Use ’em or lose ’em!

    Ashley Nelson

  • November 14, 2002

    When in Rome…

    At a V-Day summit, feminist antiviolence activists shared strategy and gnocchi.

    Jennifer Baumgardner

  • November 14, 2002

    A Sex of One’s Own

    Nature versus nurture was always too simple a formulation. Now, we ask: Is it chance, choice, family, culture, hormones or genes that determine who we are and whom we love?

    Julia M. Klein