Today’s Lady News: GOP To Recruit More Women To Run For Office

  • The Republican State Leadership Committee launched a campaign this week to recruit more women and Hispanics to run for office. Although the group set a goal to recruit 100 Hispanics to run for the state or federal level, it’s unclear how many women they’re after. [Yahoo]
  • How states could ban abortion — even if Roe vs. Wade is not overturned. [The Nation]
  • Seven feminist takeaways from “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part Two.” [Ms. Magazine]
  • In defense of domestic partnerships for straight couples, by Frisky contributer Nona Willis Aronowitz. [GOOD]

  • Oh goodie: the “Breast Milk Baby” doll will be sold in the U.S. beginning July 31. [ABC News]
  • On abortion in the African-American community. [NPR]

  • This is galling: 70 percent of anti-LGBT murder victims are people of color. [ColorLines]
  • Quiz time! Did the following headlines come from Huffington Post or Maxim? [Ms. Magazine]

INTERNATIONAL

  • How Sierra Leone has successfully lessened the dangers of childbirth. [New York Times]
  • Israel provides free IVF treatments for women up until age 45, or until they have two “take home” babies. As a result, Isreal is the in vitro fertilization capital of the world. [New York Times]
  • Check out a great pic from South Korea’s SlutWalk. [BuzzFeed]

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