Today’s Lady News: Planned Parenthoods In Kansas Get Funding Again

  • Yesterday the California state Senate passed the Gender Nondiscrimination Act, which would strengthen protections in employment and housing for citizens based on gender identity and expression. [San Diego Gay & Lesbian News]
  • On sexism and misogyny in geek cultures. [Geek Studies]
  • On abortion in advertising. [Feminists For Choice]
  • A drunk off-duty D.C. police officer fired his gun at two transgender women this weekend. [Queerty]
  • Remembering the playwright Wendy Wasserstein. [Madame Noire]
  • Was “Thelma & Louise” the last great film about women? [The Atlantic Monthly]

INTERNATIONAL

  • A distressing piece on sexual violence against women and girls in Haiti. [Los Angeles Times]
  • Bonn, Germany, has installed a meters to tax prostitutes six Euros (about $10) per night to solicit on its streets. [BBC]
  • The wage gap between male and female managers in the UK has widened by 500 pounds, according to a new study by the Chartered Management Institute. It would take 98 years for women’s salaries to gain parity with men’s salaries at current rates. There is, however, good news: junior female managers are earning more than junior male managers for the first time. [BBC]

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