NHS: Genital Piercings Count As Female Genital Mutilation

  • The UK’s National Health Service has classified voluntary genital piercings as female genital mutilation. [Marie Claire]
  • St. Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco has agreed to stop drenching homeless people with water at night. [TIME]
  • DC has removed a controversial Batgirl alternative cover inspired by the exploitative 1988 comic The Killing Joke after receiving a deluge of complaints (and seeing those complaints responded to, in turn, with death threats). [Vox]
  • Read these (beautifully-presented) insights about representing race in comics from a colorist. [Medium]
  • Here are some thoughts about why men (frequently) assume that they can’t trust women. [Salon]
  • The lesbian dating app Dattch has rebranded itself as HER after raising $1 million in investments. [The Guardian]

 

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