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Oops: Porn Filters Are Also Blocking Sex Ed Advice

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  • Research has shown that online filters, which seek to keep pornography and other age-inappropriate content hidden from children, are also blocking out totally legitimate sexual education advice. And probably a lot of chicken breast recipes, I’d assume. [Telegraph UK]
  • The Toast blogger Mallory Ortberg has the best response to Ani DiFranco’s sorry-not-sorry apology about her now-canceled songwriting retreat at a former plantation. [The Toast]
  • Don’t get too excited about the new Pope: he appears to have ex-communicated an Australian priest for being supportive of the LGBTQ community and believing in women’s ordination. [TIME]
  • Pakistan has appointed the first-ever woman to its sharia court, based on Islamic law. [Raw Story]
  • The UK has introduced a bill to crack down more harshly on those who commit domestic violence. [Guardian UK]
  • Female Chinese college students have “named and shamed” dozens of companies they say discriminate against women. [New York Times]
  • On why fathers shouldn’t get a pat on the head for doing what they should be doing anyway. [The Atlantic]
  • The UK’s Parliment is considering a bill about inheritance that would have made Lady Mary’s life a hell of a lot easier on “Downton Abbey.” [TIME]
  • Oh Lord, what is Camille Paglia saying now? [WSJ]
  • On “Homeland,” “Scandal,” and the state of heroines on television. [LA Review Of Books]

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