New Minnesota Law Prevents Pregnant Inmates From Being Shackled
- A new law just went into effect in Minnesota that bans the use of shackles and restraints on pregnant inmates and also allows them access to doulas. [RH Reality Check]
- Jezebel.com recently announced the hiring of a new young editor who is white, while passing over a promotion of the deputy editor Dodai Stewart, who is Black. [The Grio; Capital New York]
- A new law in South Korea would protect young performers, such as K-Pop stars, from being coerced into sexualized portrayals. [The Hollywood Reporter]
- Georgia’s new law banning coverage of abortion in the state’s insurance exchange, as well as in insurance for state employees, has taken effect. [RH Reality Check]
- On the problems within President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper program, which is targeted at young men of color. [Crunk Feminist Collective]
- Following the Missouri governor’s veto of 72-hour waiting period for an abortion, a new poll showed half of voters opposed the extension. Only 43 percent said they supported a longer waiting period for terminating a pregnancy. [Springfield News-Leader]
- A new Hobby Lobby craft store opened up in Burbank, California and you’d best believe that a lady in a vagina suit was out in front protesting it. [Los Angeles Daily News]
- This weekend wrapped up Kara Walker’s exhibit “A Subtlety” in the Domino Sugar Factory, but not before provoking thought in legions of gallery attendees. [BlogHer]
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