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  • Monday night’s episode of “Jeopardy” included a category called “Binder Full Of Women” which included questions about Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and other women you can presumably find in Mitt Romney’s binders. [ABC News]
  • Walmart is being sued by women in Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan who say they were denied equal pay and the opportunity to advance because they are women. [Bloomberg]
  • A representative in Alaska’s state House of Representatives has introduced a bill that would ban discrimination of gender identity and sexual orientation by landlords and businesses. [LGBTQ Nation]
  • Ten things Annika Penelope wished she had known when she started her transition from male to female. [Huffington Post]
  • Four famous black feminists that you probably didn’t learn about in school. [Policy Mic]
  • What incompetent female characters on “The Newsroom” could learn from “The West Wing.” [Bitch Magazine]
  • Some white male college kid in Nebraska says feminism “achieved its goals.” Glad he cleared that up for us! So I guess we’re done here? [Jezebel]

INTERNATIONAL

  • Breastfeeding mothers staged a “nurse-in” at a cafe in Sydney, Australia after a mom was asked to cover up while feeding her child. [ABC.AU]
  • France has topped the U.S. in the number of women on the boards of the world’s 200 largest companies. France has a quota law to ensure more women are appointed/hired to corporate boards. [Raw Story]
  • Thailand has banned the generic of Xanax, an anti-anxiety medication, because it has been used as a rape drug. [Bangkok Post]
  • Park Geun-hye took office as South Korea’s first-ever woman president this week. [AP]

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