Throwback Thursday: Controlling Parts Is Controlling The Sum Of Its Parts

Controlling Parts Is Controlling The Sum Of Its Parts was published here on SK on 08/27/2008; sadly, it is still relevant.

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When bodies & their parts are controlled, we diminish not only autonomy in the physical and legal sense, but the constraints send the message to all that those beings those bodies & parts belong to are not free & equal beings.

Taco Or Beer Challenge

tacos beers abortion By now, you’ve likely heard about the Taco Or Beer Challenge. (If not, it was started by Andrea Grimes, rather as a joke, and has taken root. Via.) It’s pretty simple: eat a taco &/or drink a beer, take a video of yourself (much like the ice bucket ALS challenge), and then donate to an abortion fund.

Here Martha Plimpton challenges a few of her friends: the delectable Sarah Paulson, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and Eric Gilliland.