Malala Yousafzai: Kidnapped Girls In Nigeria “Are My Sisters”

  • In an interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour, Pakistani teen and education advocate Malala Yousafzai said the Boko Haram kidnappers in Nigeria do not understand Islam and said the 200+ school girls who were kidnapped and possibly being sold into sex slavery “are my sisters.” [CNN]
  • A Republican New York State Senate candidate said he had no idea who she was when he called MSNBC anchor Melissa Harris-Perry a “damned dirty ape.” Uh, is that supposed to be an excuse? [Mediate]
  • Why the female Justices on the Supreme Court are key to women’s health issues. [Washington Post]
  • In praise of single moms this Mother’s Day. [Kveller]
  • On Pussy Riot’s weekend in Washington, D.C. [Yahoo News]
  • Eight things every white person should know about white privilege. [The Daily Beast]
  • On “I’m not a feminist, but …” and non-feminist Shailene Woodley …[]
  • … and a letter to Shailene Woodley from “Feminism.” [The Hairpin]
  • On “Bob’s Burgers” and Tina Belcher’s groundbreaking depiction of teen girl sexuality. [Bitch Magazine]

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