SlutWalk Protest Gets Student Teacher Theresa Illgen Removed From Job

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  • Theresa Illgen, 23, a student teacher, was asked not to return to the high school where she was teaching after she participated in a SlutWalk protest on the New Mexico State University campus and had a picture of herself wearing a bra on the front page of the local newspaper. Illgen is the president of a student feminist group and marched in the protest with tons of other students. [Las Cruces Sun-News]
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  • A Change.org petition asking Disney not to give Princess Merida from “Brave” a sexy makeover has garnered over 30,000 signatures. [Change.org]
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INTERNATIONAL

  • Two elderly women in Zimbabwe have died after they were accused of being witches and drank poison to “cleanse their souls.” [Daily Mail UK]
  • Chinese family planning officials are investigating a director for allegedly fathering up to seven children, in violation of the country’s one-child policy. [New York Times]
  • Thousands of people marched in Morocco to protest the sexual assault of a 10-year-old girl last month. [All Africa]
  • A transgender woman in Kenya is suing an education council for not giving her documentation that represents her current gender, which has prevented her from getting work. [Act Up]

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[Photo via Las Cruces Sun-News]

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