Pope: The Catholic Church Is “Obsessed” With Abortion, Gays

  • In an interview published by 16 Jesuit publications around the world, Pope Francis criticized the Catholic Church for being “obsessed” with abortion, gay marriage and birth control. “It is not necessary to talk about these issues all the time,” the Pope said. “We have to find a new balance.” [New York Times]
  • Occidental College in California has settled with 10 female students, past and present, who accused the university of mishandling their sexual assaults. [LA Times]
  • A BBC reporter confronted former Rep. Ron Paul over his nincompoop plan for mothers to drop out of the workforce and homeschool their children. [Raw Story]
  • I have nothing but good things to say about this article in Bitch magazine about the history of anti-abuse activism in BDSM. [Bitch Magazine]
  • Check out this statement of trans-inclusive feminism and womanism. [Feminists Fighting Transphobia]
  • Why women are more likely to be poor. [BlogHer]
  • This writer helps desperate women and she could go to jail for it. Find out what she does. [Jezebel]
  • Why is America so easy on convicted rapists? GOOD QUESTION. [MSN News]
  • On Chelsea Manning and the dubious distinction of being the first out trans woman in military prison. [Bitch Magazine]

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