Black Woman Pretends To Be Caucasian In Her Job Search, Has Easier Time

  • An unemployed black woman named Yolanda Spivey pretended to be white (and named Bianca White) in her job search and found that her employment prospects dramatically increased. [Clutch Magazine]
  • The police chief of Saratoga Springs, New York, has had to apologize for his team’s mishandling of a violent rape case. [Jezebel]
  • Contraception use is lower and unintended pregnancies are higher among military women. [Think Progress]
  • The Catholic Church spent $2 million fighting marriage equality in the last election cycle. [Human Rights Campaign]
  • There are various debates about yesterday’s declaration from the United Nations that access to contraception is a universal human right. [The Week]
  • How Obamacare will allow women to be less dependent on their spouse’s health coverage. [Think Progress]
  • On what it’s like to be transgender and black. [Queerty]
  • Oh, look, pink pepper spray! It’s pink because it’s girly, you see. [The Gloss]
  • Has “The Walking Dead” become a white patriarchy? [Salon]
  • On the myth of the fake geek girl. [io9]


  • Somalia has gotten its first-ever female foreign minister. [Al-Arabiya]
  • On the vanishing men of Syria … and the rise of single mothers. [New York Times]

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