On “Leaning In” While Black

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  • Here’s blogger Tami Winfrey Harris on Sheryl Sandberg and “leaning in” while black. [In These Times]
  • Current students at Dartmouth are warning prospective students about violence against women and queer students on campus. [Feministing]
  • On why pregnancy is more dangerous than birth control. [Slate]
  • Here’s a petition to the White House asking the Obama administration to support sexual assault awareness in education. [Petitions.WhiteHouse.gov]
  • Chicago Blackhawks hockey player Duncan Keith made a sexist comment about a female referee. [Yahoo]
  • On femininity and pixie cuts. [Bitch Magazine]
  • A “Chelsea Lately” comedienne on why it’s very condescending to tell a childless woman she’d be a great mom. [The Atlantic]

INTERNATIONAL

  • Sweden has adopted the word “hen” as a gender neutral pronoun. [Slate]
  • Meet Merav Michaeli, the Knesset (Israeli parliament’s) feminist fighter. [The Daily Beast]
  • Here are some Iranian men dressing in drag to support gender equality. [Queerty]
  • On China’s “leftover women.” [New York Times]

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