The O.E.D. has made cis people just another identity rather than the norm; the kidnapped Nigerian girls are being forced to fight for Boko Haram; find out the differences between male and female serial killers.
Join us as we party through same-sex marriage news!
Plus, celebrate the life of artist Miriam Schapiro, who passed away this week.
Also, the US government will require insurance companies to cover transitional medical services for trans* federal employees.
Women on Waves is sending abortion pills via drone to Polish women; also, did you know that pink used to “be for boys”?
Also, learn about Baltimore’s amazing new health commissioner and an 87-year-old Hungarian woman looking to set a world chess record.
Plus, there’s a “vaginal beauty contest” you can enter.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that a woman will be featured on ten dollar bills in the near future; also, Hillary Clinton is putting paid apprenticeships for young people on her campaign agenda.
A UN peacekeeping review is urging a ban on peacekeeping operations from countries whose troops have abused children.
Did you know there’s a women’s World Cup this year? Also, read about the Womanless Weddings of the early 1900s.
And, learn about the Canadian anti-feminist who’s making waves on social media.
Also, researchers grew a boob in a lab!
Virgin Investment Group is working on extending fully-paid, 52-week maternity and paternity leave to its American workers.
An online game is creating demand for samurai swords; in other news, the Occupy movement’s populist legacy is becoming increasingly clear.
Texas braiders no longer have to be licensed for a totally different profession, and in other news, three of Pam Grier’s seminal films are being released on Blu-Ray today.
Narendra Modi tells Bangladeshi PM her stance on terrorism is impressive “despite being a woman,” and in other news, an Austrian scientist has created a prosthetic foot that can feel.
And in horrid news, eight of the men who tried to kill Malala Yousafzai were secretly aquitted and can’t be found.
Vatican commissioners are speaking out against child abusers; allegedly corrupt anti-abortion former governor Rick Perry is officially running for President; Barbie gets to wear flats now; learn about the Frag Dolls video gaming team.
Colombia has a new law to protect women from violence; slave labor is rampant in clothing supply chains; a new drug could eliminate end-of-life diseases; Meredith Graves is reforming the punk scene.
British police pledge to take rape investigations more seriously; domestic violence in Turkey is treated as a private matter; why do we refer to God with male pronouns?; a gay high school valedictorian gets to give the graduation speech his high school banned.