The "D.C. Madam" took a prostitution rap, then took her own life. But
her alleged johns - including sanctimonious U.S. senator David Vitter -
walked away uncensured and unscathed.
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Carson Prison Blues | Betty Brink
Behind the nation's razor-wire fences, egregious medical neglect has been the norm for decades.
Behind the Cloak of Polygamy | Andrea Moore-Emmett
What's life for the women and children in the Texas fundamentalist cult
like? Ask the women who have escaped similar communities.
In Praise of Baadasssss Supermamas | Stephane Dunn
Black women action stars like Pam Grier thrilled us in the '70s; will we be inspired again by such heroes?
Rumors of Our Progress Have Been Greatly Exaggerated | Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney
Women still struggle in the workplace; can we close the wage gap?
Why a Food Crisis? | Martha Burk
Unpacking the real reasons behind hunger and shortages - and why women feel the brunt
| Martha McCaughey
Their right-wing campaign against women's studies turns a treasured ideal on its head
Pathologizing Your Period | Paula J. Caplan
Despite a lack of evidence, the psychiatric establishment has made
extreme premenstrual distress a recognized disorder - and a boon to Big
At Stake, the Body | CS Lakshmi
Sex workers in India reveal the secrets of their lives.
Great reads for Summer 2008
Nisi Shawl on Sarah Hall's
Daughters of the North
Linda Carty on
R. Dianne Bartlow on Linda G. Mills'
Violent Partners: A Breakthrough Plan for Ending the Cycle of Abuse
and Kristin Bumiller's
In an Abusive State: How Neoliberalism Appropriated the Feminist Movement against Sexual Violence
Michele Serros on Stella Pope Duarte's
If I Die in Juarez
Jennifer Cognard-Black on Dagmar Herzog ’s Sex in Crisis: The New Sexual Revolution and the Future of American Politics
DVD watch: Feminist films available for home viewing
Sexual Healing | M. Joycelyn Elders