Meet The Doctor Who Performs Abortions In Wichita Following Dr. George Tiller’s Murder

todays lady news
  • Meet Chicago abortion provider Dr. Cheryl Chastine, who travels to Wichita, Kansas, every week to help women terminate pregnancies. Five years ago, Wichita doctor George Tiller was murdered at his church by an anti-abortion extremist. Dr. Chastine provides abortions at Tiller’s former clinic, which reopened last year. [Democracy Now]
  • The Supreme Court refused to stop same-sex couples in Oregon from marrying. [BuzzFeed]
  • A new anti-choice law that would require Wisconsin doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at hospitals within 30 miles would cause clinics within the state to close. [Talking Points Memo]
  • The so-called “biological facts” of sex and gender touted by bigots against trans folks are not quite as simple as they might hope. [Slate]
  • Nearly all the upcoming interviewers speaking with Hillary Clinton about her forthcoming memoir will be women. [CNN]
  • A trans man was kicked out of the men’s locker room at a public pool on Staten Island and told to go use the women’s locker room. Now he’s suing. [Queerty]
  • Bethann Hardison, a former couture model and activist for diversity within modeling, received an award by the CFDA for her influence on the industry. [NPR]
  • “Maleficent” may be the first-ever Disney film that portrays a witch in a positive role as a mother and heroine. [Ms. Magazine]
  • In defense of Barbie as a role model for young girls. [xoJane]

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