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  • A 29-year-old woman is suing the Christian college in San Diego, California, which fired her for getting pregnant out of wedlock. The woman had signed a “covenant” agreeing to “moral behavior,” including no premarital sex, but the agreement did not stipulate she would be fired. The school seemed to have no problem with her now-husband’s sex out of wedlock, though, because even after they had fired her, they offered him a job. [Feministing]
  • VIDA Women in Literary Arts’ annual byline count of men vs. women is depressing as usual.  [Poynter]
  • On how working mothers are seen as less competent and more irrational than other women. [The Atlantic]
  • Mortgage lenders are also in trubs for disqualifying pregnant women and women on maternity leave from receiving mortgages, which runs afoul of the Fair Housing Act. [MSN]
  • A survey about rape/nonconsensual penetration from five years ago has been leaked to the school newspaper, The Daily Princetonian. [Jezebel]
  • New York City police are searching for more information about the gang rape of a 27-year-old trans woman in a hotel room … [Queerty]
  • … and other awful people in NYC held a prostitute hostage for two days, gang raping her. She finally left out of a sixth-floor window to escape. [New York Daily News]
  • 10 ways feminism is great for your sex life! [How About We]
  • That anti-abortion “medical expert” scaring you about abortion might not be an actual medical expert, y’all. [Reproductive Health Reality Check]
  • LGBT couples are more well-educated and have higher incomes than straight couples. [US News & World Reports]
  • Six black female directors you might want to check out. [Black Women Unchecked]
  • “Half The Sky,” the documentary/book by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, now has its own video game. [Guardian UK]


  • Russia, Iran and the Vatican are lobbying against important proposals by the UN Women at the Commission on the Status of Women, which began today in New York. [Guardian UK]
  • Police in Sydney, Australia, are looking for five men who allegedly abducted an 18-year-0ld woman on Saturday night and sexually assaulted her. [ABC AU]
  • On how women in the Balkans are emerging as political leaders. [Seattle Times]

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