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Things I read this week that I found interesting

Another angry woman

Hello people. I read things with my eyes and brain. Perhaps you will find them interesting too.

6 Women on Their Terrifying,Infuriating Encounters WithAbortion Clinic Protesters (Liz Welch)- Experiences from the States.

Gender, Sex, Biology & Transwomen (TGirlInterruptd)- Critique of biologically essentialist positions and gendering biology.

Gender, Orphan Black & The Meta Of Meta (foz meadows)- On misogyny in fandom’s reaction to some female characters.

Coming Out Simulator (Nick Case)- A touching way of telling a personal coming-out story.

Salome (Clementine von Radics)- Quite a beautiful piece about Kim Kardashian. Really.

Hair does not make the woman, Sarah Ditum (M. A. Melby)- Important takedown of some transmisogynistic, femmephobic bollocks that’s been floating around recently.

And finally, some good news. My very best friend in the whole wide world has suffered for more than two years from malicious behaviour from the police. It’s finally all over for her! Yay!

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How Hobby Lobby Showed Us That The War On Women Has No Boundaries.

Another incisive column from Rachel Johnson.

Rachel Johnson

If you haven’t heard about the Supreme court decision, you are either living under a rock, or dead, possibly from a lack of birth control, thanks to the likes of Hobby Lobby. If you are a woman, in America, get ready to sport a chastity belt. Not because you could be raped, or that virginity is vital, but because corporations want in your vagina, and this is just the start.

The ruling came as a shock to all of us for many reasons, the first being that this is the supreme court. As Ginsburg stated in her dissent, it has never been the case that exceptions have been made on the side of a public corporation. This set a president that all other privately owned corporations are soon to follow, including ones that in the past, have been denied the right to make decisions based on religion alone.

For those…

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