Sex Education In The UK Can Now Address Sexting, Porn

todays lady news
  • Newly released supplemental updates to the UK’s sexual education guidelines suggest addressing LGBTQ relationships, sexting, and media literacy in regards to pornography. That sounds so … sensible. Meanwhile in America, some kids think yellow Skittles act as birth control. [Nerve]
  • Meet Lisa Fritsch, a Republican, who is the first Black woman to run for governor of Texas. [Clutch Magazine]
  • Why aren’t more people talking about female genital mutilation happening in in the United States? [Cosmopolitan]
  • Computers sure are great for planning weddings, aren’t they, ladies? [Think Progress]
  • Trigger warnings have spread from blogs to college campuses. [The New Republic]
  • Meet the man who is revolutionizing sanitary pads for rural women in India. [BBC]
  • Who is to blame if a woman experiences abortion regret? [RH Reality Check]
  • On the rise of so-called “honor killings” in Palestinian territories. [Washington Post]
  • President Obama has started an initiative for young men and boys of color. But what about the girls? [The Nation]
  • The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius tells us even “happy couples” can have intimate partner violence. [The Daily Beast]
  • Some notes on Black feminist scholarship. [The Feminist Wire]
  • An interview with genderqueer porn star Jiz Lee! [Bitch Magazine]
  • 19 women writers share things they’re sick of being told about their work (“Oh, you are good … for a girl.”) [BuzzFeed]

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