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April 12, 2005

They say our love won't pay the rent

Realizing just how poor we’re going to be, as I enter Graduate School and my husband waits for his landed immigrant status. What a way to start our marriage. It’s going to be an incredibly crazy couple of years. And beyond that too, I’m sure.

Andrea Dworkin has died. “In a world where teenage girls believe that breast implants will make them happy and where rape convictions are down to a record low of 5.6% of reported rapes; in a public culture which has been relentlessly pornographised, in an academic environment which has allowed postmodernism to remove all politics from feminism, we will miss Andrea Dworkin”- from The Guardian. Her ideas are not easy to stomach, but they get important dialogues started, no matter where they lead. In other feminist news, an attack on Title IX.

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