Cab Driver Allegedly Rapes Sleeping Woman, Returns Lost Wallet, Wants A Cookie

  • A New Orleans cab driver would much prefer that you focus on the fact he returned a man’s lost wallet and didn’t accept the reward and not that he covered the in-cab surveillance camera and allegedly raped a woman sleeping in the back of his taxi. [Jezebel]
  • Surprise! White men make up the majority of evening cable news hosts. [Media Matters For America]
  • California’s state Assembly has advanced a bill that will protect trans students who use bathrooms based on their gender identity, not their physical sex. [Los Angeles Times]
  • What are Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s thoughts on the Supreme Court’s Roe vs. Wade decision that effectively legalized abortion in America? [Politico]
  • Amy Trask, the only female CEO in the NFL, has resigned from her position with the Oakland Raiders. [Deadspin]
  • Teen girls as a New Jersey high school started a White Girls Club and tweeted racist stuff. I fear for society. [Clutch Magazine]
  • Planned Parenthood Federation of America CEO Cecile Richards on Congress’ attacks on women’s reproductive choice and why Rep. Todd Akin’s scary rape comments weren’t so uncommon. (Gulp.) [New York Times Magazine]
  • A cisgender woman’s guide to dating trans women! [Everyday Feminism]
  • On the rise of Beyoncé and the fall of Lauryn Hill. [The Feminist Wire]
  • Meet rock guitarist Mary Timony of Wild Flag, considered to be a genius. [Washington Post]
  • Comedienne Margaret Cho on how she wants to be a role model for minority women. [Salon]
  • Here’s an entire essay on why the Doctor from “Dr. Who” should always be a male. Agree? Disagree? [What Culture]


  • A transgender woman in Hong Kong has won the right to marry her boyfriend. She had been forbidden to do so because her birth certificate still lists her as “male.” [BBC]
  • Women who are Syrian war refugees are finding short-term safety in paid marriages with men from wealthy surrounding countries. [BBC]
  • The spokesperson for the South Korean president as apologized for allegedly groping a Korean-American intern while on official business at a Washington, D.C. hotel. [BBC]

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