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New Hampshire Senate candidate Scott Brown thinks that no one cares about birth control or equal pay, of course. [Huffington Post]
Tennessee has a new law that treats narcotics addiction during pregnancy as child assault, which is keeping women from getting effective treatment for narcotics addiction. [Salon] READ MORE »


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The Scott Brown campaign has admitted that it has been paying homeless people to demonstrate in Boston’s working-class Roxbury neighborhood with signs declaring themselves “Obama Supporters for Brown.” Benjamin Thomas, the former city elections commissioner running the operation, tells the Boston Herald that these “supporters” are paid a per-diem that “works out to” about $8 an hour,… READ MORE »


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Twelve years ago, Massachusetts inmate Robert Kosilek sued the state for the right to a sex change. Convicted of murdering his wife in 1990, Kosilek is serving a life sentence, and claimed that the surgery was necessary to effectively treat gender dysmorphia. After two lawsuits, U.S. District Judge Mark Wolf ruled Kosilek was entitled to… READ MORE »


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Massachusetts Governor Senator Scott Brown made an obnoxious comment about his opponent Elizabeth Warren’s body. (Thanks to commenter  PhD_Bookworm for the correction!) [Slate]
Meet Angella Reid, the first-ever woman to become the White House’s Chief Usher. [Madame Noire]
On the movement to stop shackling female prisoners during childbirth. [Colorlines] … READ MORE »


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Senator Scott Brown (R-MA) released a statement disagreeing with the House Republicans’ efforts to defund Planned Parenthood because the clinics provide abortion, saying that eliminating all funding for family planning services “goes too far.” Stop making me like you, Scott Brown! [Boston.com]
Women hold less than one-third of decision-making positions in the media,… READ MORE »


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I am not always the biggest fan of Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts here at The Frisky. But I would like to give the senator my sincere respect for opening up to “60 Minutes” about the sexual abuse he suffered as a child from a camp counselor.

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Krystal Ball, the 28-year-old Virginia Congressional candidate whose embarrassing private photos were dug up by a right-wing blog and posted on the internet, released the public statement today of my feminist wet dreams.

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Senator-elect Scott Brown wasn’t the only one who showed some skin in the ’80s. Warning: this might make you uncomfortable. Before the Senator’s wife, Gail Huff, was a legit news anchor, she was a music video girl of the slutty variety. Check her out in this 1984 Digney Fingus video so appropriately entitled… READ MORE »


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The more I hear about Scott Brown—who whooped Martha Coakley in the special election for Ted Kennedy’s Senate seat on Tuesday, becoming the first Republican to win in the uber-liberal state of Massachusetts in 30 years—the more he sounds eerily familiar. Seriously, this guy is the female male version of Sarah Palin. Don’t believe me? READ MORE »


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Massachusetts’ newly elected senator, Scott Brown, posed naked for Cosmopolitan back in the day. [F-Listed]
Gabby Sidibe is working on a film called “Yelling to the Sky” with Don Cheadle, and she told the London Guardian: “This time, I get to make out with a boy. I know that because I wrote it into the… READ MORE »


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Eeeek, you think your parents are embarrassing? Republican Scott Brown won a Senate seat in Massachusetts last night and used his victory speech to announce his college-aged daughters are single and ready to mingle. Arianna, who is pre-med at Syracuse, and Ayla, who appeared on “American Idol” and is a student at Boston… READ MORE »