First Native American Woman Nominated For Federal Judgeship

Claire Hannum | September 25, 2013 - 7:30 pm
  • Diane J. Humetewa was nominated to the Arizona federal bench, and if she’s confirmed, she will be the first Native American woman to serve as a federal judge. [RH Reality Check]
  • Newsweek Pakistan’s latest issue has a cover story about female suicide bombers that features exploding tampons paired with the headline “Lady Parts.” People are less than thrilled about it for a number of reasons. [BuzzFeed]
  • Check out this Q&A with Julia Serano, the author of Excluded: Making Feminist and Queer Movements More Inclusive. [The Atlantic]
  • On the popularity of controversial skin-lightening cream in India. [CNN]
  • Louisiana = the worst state to live in if you’re a woman. [Jezebel]
  • Hillary Clinton says we have a long way to go in empowering women. No kidding! [ABC]
  • Female senators are determined to protect Obamacare for the sake of women who have been denied health coverage during pregnancy. [Huffington Post]
  • Saudi Arabia’s first all-women business center will open soon. [Quartz]
  • New York State is creating a statewide criminal court system to handle prostitution cases and prevent the exploitation of sex-trafficking victims. [New York Times]
  • Male survivors of sexual assault have stepped out to share what their attackers said to them. [BuzzFeed]