Did The U.S. Gymnasts Do Their Hair In Solidarity With Gabby Douglas?

  • Gymnast Gabby Douglas was (preposterously!) criticized for her laid-back hairstyle while competing in the Olympics and it appears that three of her fellow U.S. gymnasts — Ali Reisman, Jordyn Wieber, and McKayla Maroney — all did their hair in a similar way last night in solidarity. Cute! [BuzzFeed]
  • Medical groups in Texas are pushing back against a proposed rule that would forbid doctors from even discussing the option of abortion with patients. [Think Progress]
  • Newsweek illustrated their most recent issue about the 101 best places to eat in the world with … uh … a picture of a woman about to perform fellatio on some asparagus. [Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting]
  • Three must-read women’s perspectives on the Wisconsin Sikh temple shooting. [Glamour]
  • On how New York City’s “stop and frisk” police pat-downs can be sexually humiliating for women. [New York Times]
  • Business schools are getting more aggressive about recruiting women. [Wall Street Journal]
  • This lady found out her “free” Obamacare birth control was not so free. [NYmag.com]
  • The Atlantic Monthly’s website is starting a new ladyblog about working women “having it all” and Feministing.com co-founder Jessica Valenti already thinks it’s going to disappoint. [Jessica Valenti]
  • Meet Shannon Eastin, the first female NFL ref. [Slate]
  • Judith Crist, a film critic for New York magazine and TV Guide, died today at age 90. [The Wrap]
  • This might be the saddest piece on “child brides” that you will ever read. [CNN]
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