3,000 Saudis Want Women To Be Allowed To Drive

  • Three thousand Saudis have signed a petition asking a conservative Muslim council to consider allowing women to legally drive. The council is said to be consideribg a debate on this wild and crazy idea. Women in cars! Who’d have thunk?! [Raw Story]
  • Meet the blogger behind the Steubenville rape case who screengrabbed tons of the offending tweets that showed this scandal unfold on social media. [xoJane]
  • Also, why does Steubenville football coach Reno Saccoccia still have his job? [Salon]
  • Henry Rollins, of all people, has written a kinda awesome piece about Steubenville. [Henry Rollins]
  • A church in North Carolina vowed to stop performing all weddings until gay marriage is legal. [Salon]
  • The Senate is set to explore a claim that visas for skilled workers, such as in the tech field, are discriminating against women. [New York Times]
  • Well, this is terrible: two studies have shown that 40 percent of police officer families experience domestic violence compared with 10 percent of regular families — in part because the officer owns a gun and knows how to manipulate the system. [Jezebel]
  • How romance novels came to embrace feminism. [The Atlantic]


  • On why the Bronte sisters should be on top of bestseller lists still to this day. [Telegraph UK]

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