L.A. County Votes To Require Condoms In Porn

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  • Porn actors are now required to wear condoms during porn shoots, voters in Los Angeles County decided yesterday. Proposition B will also make it easier for the county’s Department of Health to conduct inspections on-set and make sure actors are following the regulations properly. Workers inside the industry strongly opposed the bill and warned it would prompt porn companies to move out of L.A. County. [Think ProgressThink Progress, Los Angeles Daily News]
  • Meet Sam Gordon, an eight-year-old girl who’s a football prodigy! [HyperVocal]
  • Anti-choice Amendment 6 lost big in Florida … and let’s check in with what went down with reproductive rights in Missouri, New Hampshire, Ohio, and Virginia . [Feminist.org, Think Progress]
  • Getting to know the four newest female senators! And here’s all the other pro-choice ladies who were victorious last night that you will want to meet. [College Candy]
  • Five race and gender justice lessons learned from this election cycle. [ColorLines]
  • Aww! Check out these two ladies from Maryland got engaged last night after the state voted in favor of marriage equality. [BuzzFeed]
  • On Obama’s win last night and the “Malia generation.” [The New Yorker]
  • The Sundance Channel has greenlit “T,” a new series about a transgender man. [Queerty]
  • Frisky contributor Megan Carpentier has some advice on not ditching your friends when you get in a new relationship. [Bitch Magazine]
INTERNATIONAL
  • France has advanced a bill to legalize same-sex marriage and allow gay couples to adopt. French Parliament will debate the bill in January. [France 24BBC]
  • An Afghani policeman has been jailed for 16 years for participating in the kidnapping and gang rape of an 18-year-old woman. [BBC]
  • Meet Angela Berners-Wilson, the first female priest in the Church of England. [Guardian UK]
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