The United States Gets A “D” Grade For Women’s Reproductive Rights, According to NARAL Pro-Choice America

  • NARAL Pro-Choice America has graded the United States with a “D” for women’s reproductive rights. [NARAL]
  • Slavoj Žižek on the Charlie Hebdo massacre: “The passionate intensity of the terrorists bears witness to a lack of true conviction.” [New Statesman]
  • The Academy Awards (predictably) ignored black actors and directors. [The Grio]
  • Although Kevin Hart still counts Bill Cosby as a hero, he is trying to be compassionate toward Cosby’s alleged rape victims. [The Root]
  • An Uber driver sexually assaulted a man in Chicago and oh my god why is anyone still using Uber. [DNAinfo]
  • Women’s body image depends on what we believe men prefer. [Medical News Today]
  • On a related note, take a look at some handy graphics about what’s been considered the “ideal” female body type over the last hundred years. [Greatist]
  • Find out how Spotify changed its recruiting techniques to build a gender-neutral hackathon (a coding event; they’re usually very male-skewed). [Daily Dot]