Donna Tartt Wins 2014 Pulitzer Prize For The Goldfinch

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  • Donna Tartt’s novel The Goldfinch — a favorite in The Frisky’s office — is the 2014 winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction. All the more reason to read it, I suppose. [Los Angeles Times]
  • A lesbian couple have wed in the UK’s first same-sex nuptials in a church. [Guardian UK]
  • Frisky reader Billieanne is working on this great new Tumblr project called “I Will End Sexual Violence,” in which people can submit pictures of themselves holding a sign explaining what they’re going to do to end sexual violence. Give it some love, why don’t you? [I Will End Sexual Violence]
  • Meet Berivan Kilic, a former child bride who was married to a cousin at 15. She left her abusive husband at 28 and at 33, she  is now the mayor of a rural town in Turkey. [Huffington Post]
  • Did you know about Jerrie Mock, the 38-year-old homemaker from Ohio who made history by flying around the world? She’s an Amelia Earhart who has been lost to history. [BuzzFeed]
  • A trans woman explains her uncomplicated relationship with her penis: she hates it. [The Hairpin]
  • An OB/GYN in Texas details the horrific consequences of the 2013 legislation to restrict abortion access. [Cosmopolitan]
  • Unpublished stories by Shirley Jackson, author of the classic “The Lottery,” will be published next year. [New York Times]
  • Rapper Kelis said she doesn’t think the word “bossy” should be an issue for feminist activists. [Clutch Magazine]
  • Here’s how you can help The Monument Quilt, a participatory art project created by survivors of sexual assault and their allies, travel the country in 2014 through their Kickstarter campaign. [Kickstarter]
  • Who else wants to know everything about feminist trading cards? [Jezebel]
  • Why do most pregnant women in Brazil get C-sections, even when they’re not medically necessary? [The Atlantic]
  • Am I a feminist? Four conservative and centrist women explain their views. [Guardian UK]

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