Women have continued to come forward about rape, sexual assault and sexual harassment by powerful men—including Congressional candidate Roy Moore and comedian Louis C.K.—and the call to take domestic violence seriously is louder than ever in the wake of Sutherland Springs. Also inside: Hillary’s letter to her younger self, demands for a DREAM Act, Germany’s third gender, a big boom in ACA enrollment and other feminist links!
The University of Notre Dame is attacking birth control coverage for students, fighting sexual harassment in Congress and in Hollywood, the NYPD’s case against Weinstein, Tim Kaine’s pledge to fight sexism, Wonder Woman makes more history and more feminist links from the week!
Women in Hollywood and beyond are coming out with stories of sexual harassment, and their assailants are facing the consequences. Also: Marvel makes LGBT history, Uruguay’s first-ever out elected trans woman won’t stop fighting for equality, Chelsea Handler is leaving her show to campaign for women’s rights, the NYT talked to the girls who escaped Boko Haram and other feminist links from the week!
Afghanistan’s only female Governor was pushed out of her post by sexism, menstruation stories in India are smashing stigma, Gloria Steinem and Sady Doyle on Harvey Weinstein, “Jessica Jones” just got even more feminist, a new study shows the scary distance between choice and access, Justin Trudeau on raising feminist sons and other feminist links!
UN peacekeepers pull out of a mission plagued by sexual violence, abortion restrictions advance in the House but get struck down in the states, a Congressional hearing on “stealthing,” Ivanka Trump’s report card, Ruth Bader Ginsburg talks about the election, Cam Newton mocks a female journalist, women are at the top of the National Book Award shortlist, the “What Happened” book club and other feminist links!
Abortion access is expanding in Illinois and Missouri, a “feminist brigade” is searching through rubble in Mexico, a monument to “comfort women” has been erected in a major U.S. city, Jessica Williams is done saying sorry, The Guardian broke down Donald Trump’s male-dominated administration by the numbers and more feminist links from the week!
Anti-abortion extremists are invading clinics, a county in North Carolina unanimously endorsed CEDAW, the fourth PowerPuff Girl is a woman of color, Lena Waithe better not be last, it turns out everyone wants to read “What Happened,” new studies on pay equity and more feminist links from the week!
Billie Jean King looks backward and forward, Munroe Bergdorf moves on from L’Oreal, Kirsten Gillibrand takes on Betsy DeVos, action steps for the week and more feminist news!
The First White President, what “Insecure” means for young Black women, renaming Trump State Park, a deep-dive into the war on voting, Black women making history in sports and at West Point and other feminist news and updates from the week!
Thousands of faith leaders and a hundred activists from Charlottesville take the fight for racial justice to Washington, Lena Waithe speaks out, a new study exposes the racism in Trump’s America, an abortion provider in Germany won’t stop working, Lebanon closes loopholes for rapists and more feminist news from the week!