Texas is idiotic, Janet Mock on Clair Huxtable, things you can donate to or show up at, women doing things like being journalists in the Middle East, having jobs in movies, getting Amtrak residencies, riding bikes, changing sports, being fucked over (that covers a lot of this actually), and SO MUCH MORE. Welcome to your link roundup!
Why everyone should read Harry Potter, the science of beer, race and the wealth gap, Serena Williams, Mississippi, a cute snail picture, the Tindr lawsuit, and radical, represented, revolutionary and rebooted women in film.
Studies and stories show that women don’t get the freedom to be both the mothers and the workers they want to be.
Surrogacy agencies within and without the United States are using legal loopholes to profit from poor women and women of color’s bodies.
It’s not the focus on male victims of domestic violence that’s “misguided,” but rather fighting each other instead of the men at the top.
In Tennessee, pregnant women addicted to drugs now face jail time if they can’t kick the habit.
When we have these conversations about street harassment, we have to talk about the unique experiences LGBTQ women face.
Emily Letts filmed her own abortion to debunk myths and misconceptions about the procedure. In the process she made something completely beautiful.
But let’s not blame technology.
Sclove’s courageous push to bring her attack to the spotlight in order to call attention to the way her university mishandles sexual assault cases is indicative of a greater crisis. Universities and colleges across the United States have a long history of brushing sexual violence under the rug or punishing rapists with a slap on the wrist.
Thirty-one percent of women workers who would benefit from an increase of the minimum wage are parents of children. No doubt, raising the minimum wage would make an incredible difference in the lives of women and families in the U.S.
The potential for discrimination extends far beyond same-sex couples wishing to celebrate their partnerships; theoretically, it could affect anyone who acts against someone else’s religious beliefs.
Kate Moenning, Holly Miranda, Natasha Lyonne, Lea DeLaria and more from the cast of Orange is the New Black will be talking about vagina justice, so you better tune in and watch online.
Earlier this week, Judge Lee Yeakel ruled one part of Texas’ abortion bill unconstitutional. Now, just a few days later the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed his ruling, meaning that one third of Texas’ remaining abortion clinics must stop providing their services immediately.
A federal judge ruled parts of Texas’ abortion law unconstitutional. But don’t rejoice just yet, access to abortion across the nation is still on the line.
Reporting live from the cutest puppy-filled pumpkin patch of all time, with help from Louisiana’s new gay lawyers and vigilantes from around the globe.
The first self-defined feminists, boobs, and a lemonade ocean.
“Burka Avenger,” Pakistan’s first original animated TV series, features a female superhero who’s sparked a debate about whether her burqa disguise is “cool or conformist.” Why is this still the issue about Muslim women?
Every state needs a Wendy Davis. Every person has a story.
Ali’s Team Pick: Because everyone in the U.S. with half a brain has already team picked Wendy Davis as a Senator and badass super human, I will do everyone a feminist-comedy-solid by team picking the Amazon Review of Wendy Davis’s sneakers.