And: Afghanistan’s first female Supreme Court nominee wasn’t approved by its Parliament, Facebook made a feminist tweak to the “Friends” icon, and Martha Washington used to be featured on American currency.
America won against Japan 5-2 last night; in other news, Edomex is losing two women a day to violence and kidnappings, beer enthusiasts are waking up to craft beer’s sexism problem, and French erotica magazine L’imparfaite views sex sociopolitically.
Are you watching the Women’s World Cup Yet? And elsewhere, the Episcopal Church has approved same-sex marriage ceremonies, and Norway’s running a safe sex ad with a glitter-ejaculating penis.
Laverne Cox and other icons are donating a dollar for each selfie taken in front of a pride mural!
Plus, some Canadian grandparents think that comprehensive sex education will “rape” their grandkids’ childhoods – their words, not mine.
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.