Superhero Texas State Senator Wendy Davis Is Raking In Political Donations

Daley Quinn / July 16, 2013
  • Since her famous filibuster to the Texas legislature over a restrictive anti-abortion bill, State Senator Wendy Davis has gained more than $1 million in political donations. [Reuters]
  • Liz Cheney, daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, announced her candidacy today against the current Republican senator from Wyoming. [CBS News]
  • Here are the 10 dumbest things ever said about abortion and women’s rights. [Rolling Stone]
  • For the third year in a row, two women represent the finalists in “The Apprentice,” both feeding the need for superficiality by selling beauty products to “girls not feeling good about themselves.” [Guardian UK]
  • These are the seven types of women you will find in any article about college hookup culture.[]
  • Check out the history of Professor Angela Davis and her influential posters! [Bitch Magazine]
  • The media is showing its bias on coverage of criminalizing abortions after 20 weeks. [Media Matters For America]
  • Based on director Guillermo del Toro’s past movies, including “Pan’s Labyrinth” and “Mimic,” viewers expected newly released “Pacific Rim” to include strong female protagonists, but were disappointed. [Oh No They Didn’t]
  • In hopes of carrying out various “Take Action” projects, the Alcoa Foundation has partnered with WAGGGS to sponsor almost 700 Girl Scouts and Girl Guides from 12 different countries. [Market Watch]