What We’re Reading

  • The anniversary of the enactment of Title IX was June 23rd
  • Doctors debate how to screen for a particularly deadly form of breast cancer
  • According to a Department of Justice report published in February, “roughly one in five women who attend college will become the victim of a rape or an attempted rape by the time she graduates.”
  • The Texas GOP platform would make it a felony to perform same-sex marriages and would ban anal and oral sex
  • Ms. Magazine blog wonders why “fewer than one percent of women in North America (and northwestern Europe) use the diaphragm”
  • Forty-nine percent of pregnancies in the U.S. are unintended
  • Women in the U.S. still die during childbirth. African-American and immigrant women are disproportionally affected.
  • Womensenews.org contemplates why women are leaving the growing technology field
  • *Pittsburgh Area News* Penelope Bauer, 13, of Bloomfield won the girls’ national championship at the 87th National Marbles Tournament in Wildwood, N.J.
  • Jezebel argues for “why shameless objectification can be a good thing.”

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