I was feeling nostalgic, so one evening I went through some of
my old stuff and dug out the following. I used to run a FidoNet
BBS called "The Astro-Net" that had a lot of text
files. Below are a few of them.
fem0033.htm Colorado's attorney general goes to court Tuesday to try to prove homosexuals in her state face no discrimination, have plenty of political clout and are free to change their sexual proclivities
fem0034.htm Milwaukee Journal, July 13, 1993, anti-choice fines
fem0035.htm The Hidden History of Arab Feminism, MS. Magazine May/June
fem0036.htm Statistics. Male vs Female arrest for crimes of violence
fem0037.htm Here's an old story from an 1859 newspaper.
fem0384.htm The latest issue (Winter 1993/94) of Free Inquiry has an article about Matilda Joslyn Gage, a 19th century American feminist. I must confess that I did not know of her until reading this article.
fem0385.htm EAST TEXAS: 1,000 PROTEST ANTI-GAY MURDER By Gloria Rubac
fem0386.htm CLINTON HEALTH PLAN NEXT BATTLE FOR ABORTION RIGHTS
fem0387.htm SEXUAL ALLEGATIONS IN DIVORCE THE S. A. I. D. SYNDROME
fem0388.htm Q: Why are all the dumb-blond jokes one-liners? A: So men can understand them.
fem0390.htm WASHINGTON (AP) -- A statue is being dedicated on Veterans Day to the women who served in the Vietnam War. Big deal? You bet.
fem0391.htm According to Carrie Chapman Catt, women's suffrage took ''56 campaigns of referenda to male voters; 480 campaigns to get legislatures to submit suffrage amendments to votes;
fem0392.htm EOH: Rules for Guys SEE NEXT MESSAGE FOR ''RULES FOR GALS'' RULES FOR GUYS
fem0393.htm In the =best= neighborhoods around here, I wouldn't advise an intoxicated person to be out walking the streets at night.
fem0394.htm *** Women in the bull's eye: Degrading phrases skewer the subconscious ***
fem0395.htm A newlywed couple heads off to bed. The man, a 250-pounder, takes off his trousers and tosses them to his petite wife, saying ''Here; put these on.''
fem0396.htm CHICAGO (AP) -- Women on public assistance told President Clinton's welfare reform task force Wednesday that the system is degrading and humiliating and has kept them back when they've tried to become self-sufficient.
fem0426.htm Blood Sisters: By honoring the fertility cycle, the menstrual-health movement seeks to reclaim an ancient source of female power.
fem0427.htm Carlos Castaneda Speaks, An interview by Keith Thompson
fem0428.htm Glory Be to Gaia: Cross a multimedia rave party with a Sunday Mass and what do you get? Our reporter witnesses the birth of a new planetary ritual.
fem0429.htm Probably a dozen times since their deaths I've heard my mother or father, in an ordinary, conversational tone of voice, call my name,'' Cornell University astronomer Carl Sagan
fem0430.htm PSYCHOLOGISTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SEATTLE'S ''LOVE LAB'' ARE USING SCIENCE TO UNCOVER THE REAL REASON WHY MARRIAGES SUCCEED OR FAIL.
fem0431.htm Title: Men on Midlife: Straight talk about women, power, money, God, and the myth of the midlife crisis
fem0432.htm On a sunny, seemingly benign afternoon, I sat with my mother, who had summoned me home from college for a talk. My mother was motionless, attentive the way blind people are when navigating their inner world by some sonar.
fem0433.htm At her innovative health center, where alternative medicine and the wisdom of the body are honored, Christiane Northrup, M.D., is launching a revolution in women's health care.
fem0434.htm 13 Feb. 1995, pages A1 - A5. It began with a story about a battered woman who dropped charges against her repeat offender boyfriend, then was murdered by him.
fem0435.htm The American Medical Association, the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, in mid-February, endorsed revised medical educational standards which would require that abor
fem0436.htm HOW GOV'T ABETS ANTI-CHOICE TERRORISTS. By Rebeca Toledo
fem0437.htm A Vancouver doctor has successfully produced a rival for RU 486 which uses two inexpensive and readily available medications.
fem0438.htm ANTI-ABORTION TERROR ESCALATES IN CALIFORNIA Four Women's Clinics Attacked in February
fem0439.htm For most of history, religion has said that the soul did NOT link up at conception. From a couple of other posts:
fem0440.htm *Gingrich tells 21 bald-faced lies to Brinkley on ABC*
fem0441.htm ANALYSIS Dobson, other ''pro-lifers'' attack GOP's 'big tent' By Tom Strode
fem0442.htm I have not seen any equality and justice in Islam.''
fem0443.htm 1992 Operating Budget of Planned Parenthood.
fem0543.htm Reasons why many women chose to have abortions
fem0544.htm Fort Abortion / Behind cinderblock walls, steel-plated doors and bulletproof glass, Dr. D amon Stutes has taken up arms in the war over a medical procedure that 's not only legal but -- in his opinion -- moral and ethical as well
fem0545.htm Anybody heard this one from Newt Gingrich? From AP:
fem0556.htm FASCIST GROUPS LINKED TO ANTI-ABORTION ATTACKS By Shelley Ettinger
fem0557.htm Ms Stranger--- we discussed the use of fatal force last month. I came across the following that might apply to the issue. It sums up pretty well my beliefs concerning self-defense. The author made much the same distinction I did concerning ''the promise of
fem0560.htm CANCER EXPERT CALLS DOW BREAST IMPLANT ADS DECEPTIVE
fem0561.htm Since there seems to be a discussion of sexuality going on, I thought I'd find an book that my mother gave me when I was in high school. Well folks, here are some brilliant ideas on sexuality fostered by some Christians:
fem0563.htm THE INTIMACY REPORT You may think you've got a grip on the facts of life, but the fact is, deciding whether or not you're ready to get serious about sex is a lot more serious than you think.
fem0565.htm The socialized 'deafness' of men toward women, and the likelihood that a man will interpret a situation to have stronger sexual overtones than a woman will
fem0566.htm MEMO: Victoria A. Brownworth's column on gay issues appears every other Tuesday in the Philadelphia Daily News, alternating with Mubarak Dahir's. THE SHORT AND TRAGIC LIFE OF A NEIGHBORHOOD 'SISSY'
fem0567.htm LITTLE WOMEN *** 1/2 Directed by Gillian Armstrong. Produced by Denise DiNovi, Screenplay by Robin Swicord from the 1868 novel by Louisa May Alcott.
fem0568.htm Gays Taunting Heterosexuals with a Subversive Notion: A Lawful Union Can Be Stable and Happy
fem0570.htm INSTRUCTIONS FOR MINIPILL USERS 1. Have on hand a backup birth control method such as foam, spermicidal tablets or suppositories, condoms, or a diaphragm. You will need to use your backup method:
fem0571.htm Neo-Nazis and the War Against Women's Reproductive Freedom 26 Mar 1995 17:23:53 GMT
fem0572.htm Presidential candidate Pat Robertson in 1988: ''Opposes Civil Rights Restoration Act; favors equal opportunity for all people; opposes affirmative action laws that put unnecessary burdens on businesses.'' (St. Petersburg Times, 3/3/88)
fem0574.htm TEN REASONS WHY MEN SHOULD NOT BE ORDAINED From The MENNONITE REPORTER, ''Fly on the newsprint'' by Ivan Emke (with acknowledgement for inspiration to Rosemary Radford Ruether.)
fem0575.htm PAP SMEAR What is a Pap test and what to expect when you make an appointment for a Pap smear:
fem0576.htm From this day forward, I no longer will tinker with the machinery of death.
fem0577.htm INSTRUCTIONS FOR PILL USERS Birth control pills offer you no protection against the virus which causes AIDS, nor do they provide a physical barrier to the transmission of sexually transmitted diseases.
fem0578.htm NUTRITION AND BIRTH CONTROL PILLS The birth control pill causes changes in your body which can reduce its ability to use certain vitamins and minerals.
fem0579.htm SMOKING AND THE PILL 1. Should you take the pill if you are a smoker? The risk of having a blood clot is increased if you smoke and take the pill.