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Vogue Excludes Women Novelists From Edith Wharton Spread

  • Why were there no women novelists in Vogue‘s Edith Wharton spread? [Slate] [Photo: Slate/Vogue]
  • Female voters nationwide favor President Obama by 10 points, according to a poll released yesterday by NBC/Wall Street Journal. [Feminist.org]
  • New Mexico briefly suggested women prove they were victimized by “forcible rape” in applications for childcare assistance. This piece by Reproductive Health Reality Check does a really fantastic job explaining why phrases like “forcible rape” and “legitimate rape” hurt victims and don’t help people who need care. [Huffington PostRH Reality Check]
  • Native American students are protesting racist anti-abortion posters in New Mexico. [Feministing]
  • Why black womanhood needs both Michelle Obama and Condoleezza Rice. [AlterNet]
  • Blogger Alyssa Rosenberg on Kate Middleton, Allison Pill, and a tale of two nude photos. [Think Progress]
  • A reaction to the Mindy Kaling backlash. [Racialicious]
  • A manifesto for feminist men. [Ms. Magazine]
INTERNATIONAL
  • Yoko Ono and Amnesty International have announced that Pussy Riot, the feminist punk band which has been jailed for months after speaking out publicly against Russian President Vladmir Putin, will recieve the Lennon Ono Grant For Peace. [ABC News]
  • A 19-year-old girl has become the youngest politician elected not only to Uganda’s Parliament but in all of Africa. [Feminist.org]
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