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Man who adopted his wife’s last name is accused of fraud – Salon.com

Dinh called the DMV office in Tallahassee to correct what he thought was a mistake, and was told he had to go to court first in order to change his name legally. When he explained he was changing his name because he got married, he was told “that only works for women,” he told Reuters.

Man who adopted his wife’s last name is accused of fraud – Salon.com.

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July 31, 2013 at 9:07 pm

Posted in Sexism

Family planning services saved the U.S. $10.5 billion, prevented 760,000 abortions in 2010 – Salon.com

Publicly funded family planning services, the kind currently being gutted by state lawmakers across the country, saved the government $10.5 billion and helped women prevent 2.2 million unplanned pregnancies and 760,000 abortions in 2010, according to a new study released by the Guttmacher Institute.

To break it down even further, taxpayers saved $5.68 for every dollar the government spent on contraceptive services that year.

Family planning services saved the U.S. $10.5 billion, prevented 760,000 abortions in 2010 – Salon.com.

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July 31, 2013 at 5:23 pm

Posted in Birth Control, Health

Living in America will drive you insane — literally – Salon.com

A June 2013 Gallup poll revealed that 70% of Americans hate their jobs or have “checked out” of them. Life may or may not suck any more than it did a generation ago, but our belief in “progress” has increased expectations that life should be more satisfying, resulting in mass disappointment. For many of us, society has become increasingly alienating, isolating and insane, and earning a buck means more degrees, compliance, ass-kissing, shit-eating, and inauthenticity.

Living in America will drive you insane — literally – Salon.com.

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July 31, 2013 at 5:12 pm

Posted in Health

What Don Lemon gets wrong about moms – Salon.com

“Despite being the laziest explanation for the majority of society’s ills, single motherhood is not the bogeyman without which we’d all live morally spotless, fiscally responsible, racism-free, crime-reduced lives. And marital status is not an automatic or accurate indicator of father involvement.”

What Don Lemon gets wrong about moms – Salon.com.

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July 30, 2013 at 1:33 pm

Posted in Racism, Sexism

The DIY House That The Real Estate Industry Hopes You Won’t See

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July 29, 2013 at 8:03 pm

Posted in Sustainability