Baby Machines Aren’t Making Quite So Many Babies

  • The pregnancy rate in America is the lowest its been in 12 years, according to a new report from the Centers For Disease Control, observing data from 2000 to 2009. Can someone say “economy”? Some good news, at least: teen pregnancy also reached a historic low in 2009. [CNN, Reuters]
  • On Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston and the overlapping of football culture and rape culture. [RH Reality Check]
  • Rape apologists love to blame women for being drunk when a sexual assault occurs — but here’s what actual research says about women and alcohol. [Think Progress]
  • How “American Horror Story: Coven” is getting race all wrong. [Feministing]
  • Why Wonder Woman deserves to be more than just a sidekick. [The Atlantic]
  • The best comebacks to sexist comments! I’m going to have to memorize a few of these. [Guardian UK]
  • Australia has married its first same-sex couples! [Al-Jazeera]
  • How can employers help when their workers are victims of domestic violence? [Forbes]
  • On the fluidity of sexuality and why it’s harder for men to experiment. []
  • London police raided sex workers’ apartments in SoHo this week, claiming they were just trying to protect trafficked women. [Feministing]
  • Swarthmore College’s new sexual assault policy is not without flaws. [RH Reality Check]
  • How accepting leggings as pants made this woman a better feminist. [Feminspire]

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