Is Coming Out Now “Low Key” For Celebs?

  • “Good Morning America” anchor Robin Roberts is just the latest celebrity to publicly come out and elicit a big “So what?” Perhaps her method of doing so — through an end-of-the-year Facebook posting — might have something to do with it.  [New York Times]
  • Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor granted a temporary injunction for some Catholic groups who object to the Affordable Care Act’s mandate on birth control. [MSNBC]
  • Sex workers in China are treated brutally by the criminal justice system if arrested. [New York Times]
  • On “The Wolf Of Wall Street,” sexual harassment and women in finance in the 1980s. [TIME]
  • Why does the sex positivity movement continue to marginalize sex workers? [Salon]
  • On the role of women in the illegal gun trade. [WBUR]
  • Domestic abuse is on the rise in Afghanistan. [Al-Jazeera]
  • My friend Lilit Marcus almost entirely read books written by women last year. Would you follow suit? [Guardian UK]
  • Check out this interview with famed BDSM erotica writer Laura Antoniou, author of the Marketplace series. [Advocate]
  • Five perspectives on Ani DiFranco’s now-canceled retreat at a former plantation … [Bitch Magazine]
  • … and looking back on white privilege and a year in race. [Salon]
  • A rape survivor is suing the city of Memphis, Tennessee, for failing to test the DNA evidence in 15,000 rape kits. [BuzzFeed]
  • Conservative media’s greatest misogynist hits of 2013! [Feministing]
  • An interview with Mikki Kendall, the blogger behind the hashtag #solidarityisforwhitewomen. [In These Times]
  • On feminism in “Harry Potter.” [Slate]
  • Is Gillian Jacobs on “Community” TV’s coolest feminist? [Mother Jones]

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