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by Rebecca Pahle | 3:30 pm, June 27th, 2013
Everyone’s still buzzing over Texas State Senator Wendy Davis‘ epic filibuster in defense of a woman’s right to choose. For good reason, too. I hope it proves to be something that people remember—and talk about, and teach their kids about—for decades to come.
That enthusiasm has found a surprising outlet on the Amazon.com page for the bright red running shoes Davis wore while (literally) standing up for women’s rights for a grueling 11 hours. Actually, no, it’s not particularly surprising that people would leave reviews praising Mizuno Women’s Wave Rider 16 Running Shoes for their ability to “outrun [the] patriarchy.” This is the Internet, after all.
But it’s still fun.READ MORE
by Brooke Jaffe | 11:45 am, June 26th, 2013
The Texan senate made headline news yesterday when Senator Wendy Davis, a Fort Worth Democrat, filibustered an anti-abortion bill for ten hours without pause, sitting, or leaning on her desk.
The bill, which would serve to ban abortions 20 weeks after pregnancy and be some of the harshest abortion restrictions in the country, had been a priority of Governor Rick Perry‘s. With Davis’ incredible filibustering and the support of pro-choice protesters, the vote was pushed into the late hours of the night, which became the early hours of the morning, and eventually blurred the line between whether or not voting took place before or after midnight– a distinction which would define the success or failure of the legislation.READ MORE
by Susana Polo | 4:58 pm, February 7th, 2013
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by Susana Polo | 4:59 pm, December 19th, 2012
Forget that Tyrannosaur. Everybody knows that velociraptors and kids were the real stars of Jurassic Park. (MondoTees)READ MORE
by Kellie Foxx-Gonzalez | 5:01 pm, July 2nd, 2012