Russian Politician Tells Aides To “Violently Rape” Pregnant Journalist

  • A Russian politician ordered his aides to “violently rape” Russia Today journalist Stella Dubovitskaya, who is six months’ pregnant, when she asked him about the Ukraine. He also said pregnant women shouldn’t be working and then called anyone who stood up for Dubovitskaya “lesbians.” [Huffington PostRaw Story]
  • Whoa, what would it look like if Hillary Clinton ran for president in 2014 on a two-woman ticket? [New York Times]
  • The NRA is changing its stance on domestic violence, sort of. [Huffington Post
  • A doctor/mosque preacher in Egypt is standing trial for a 13-year-old girl’s death from female genital mutilation. This is the first time the country has ever prosecuted someone for female circumcision, which is illegal but still widely practiced in rural areas. [Los Angeles Times]
  • Faculty mentors for academic departments associated with more lucrative professions are more likely to discriminate against women, according to new research. [WNYC]
  • How President Obama evolved on same-sex marriage. [New York Times Magazine]
  • Over 200 Nigerian girls are still missing after they were abducted one week ago from school, reportedly by an extremist Islamic group. [The Wire]
  • On falling in love with a trans man. [Marie Claire]
  • More Italian women are choosing to have no children. [Wall Street Journal]
  • Why debt is a feminist issue. [Feminist Times]
  • On the trouble with “women you should be reading now” lists. [Slate]

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