Female Pilot Tosses Passenger Off Plane For Sexist Comments

  • A female pilot in Brazil tossed a passenger off her flight because he was making sexist comments about women’s ability to fly airplanes. As much as I understand her desire to kick him off, I wish she’d kept his bigoted ass on that flight and shown him how well she could fly a plane. Everyone is getting way too nuts on airplanes lately. [Feministing]
  • Five things to know about the Paycheck Fairness Act, which got a renewed push this week. [Think Progress]
  • Let’s check in on Navy women who serve on submarines two years after the decision to allow them. [ABC News]
  • The NAACP announced its support this week for same-sex marriage. [MSNBC]
  • Here’s a scary piece on how the anti-abortion group Americans United For Life writes draft legislation to restrict women’s reproductive rights. [Guardian UK]
  • Trans rights activists are thrilled that official rules have loosened to make it easier for people to change their gender. [New York Times]
  • Two Arab women in the United Arab Emirates are getting attention for their Twitter complaints about Western women’s more revealing style of dress. [AFP
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