Senate Blocks Bid To Change Military’s Change Of Command On Prosecuting Sexual Assault

  • The Senate successfully blocked a spearheaded by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) bill that would change the military’s judicial system by taking sexual assault cases outside of the chain of command and handing it over to military lawyers. Gillibrand was unable to get enough votes to overcome a filibuster of the bill. [The Hill, USA Today]
  • Virginia repealed its ban on oral and anal sex today. [Nerve]
  • If the Girl Scouts are too slutty for you, conservatives have a less promiscuous alternative. [Jezebel]
  • A new birthing center in Buffalo, New York is the first in the country to also be an abortion clinic as well. [Feministing]
  • Why female executives need stay-at-home wives. [Think Progress]
  • Morman women are trying once-again to be attendees at a men’s-only LDS priesthood session. [Salt Lake Tribune]
  • On the lack of women as head chefs in the country’s most famous celeb chef restaurants. [Bloomberg]
  • Women comprise more than half of all mystery writers, but get much less reviews. [Bitch Magazine]
  • An open letter to men in women’s studies classes. [Thought Catalog]
  • (Trigger warning) An ex-policeman who once punched his wife in the face opens up about how it happened and how he is now trying to change. [Telegraph UK]
  • Why not read a thinkpiece about the human hymen? [The Rumpus]

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