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  Malala Visits Pakistan  Malala Yousafzai has returned to Pakistan for the first time since 2012, when she was shot in the head while campaigning for girls’ education. Details of the trip are being kept secret for obvious reasons, so it is unclear whether she’ll be able to visit her family’s home region of Swat on the four-day trip. Read more on BBC.   Washington Governor Bans Conversion Therapy The Seattle Times reports that Washington governor Jay Inslee has signed into law a bill that bans therapists from using sexual orientation conversion...
Abortion is not a dirty word. Since the beginning of time, feminists have been fighting for bodily autonomy. Abortion activists understand that abortion is essential to our autonomy, and are on the front lines volunteering as clinic escorts, fundraising for abortion funds, and taking up the helm in court cases like NILFA v. Becerra in California. A recent study found that the "states with the most abortion restrictions on the books had also enacted the fewest policies proven to actually support the health of women...
Sean Penn Wrote A Terrible Poem About #MeToo Sean Penn wrote a novel called Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff, because lots of white, male celebrities think they have something of literary note to say. The Huffington Post bravely held their noses and reviewed the book, which is an incoherent clusterfuck, to put it mildly. The crown jewel of this dumpster fire is a poem about #MeToo: Though warrior womenBravely walk the walk,Derivatives of disproportionDraw heinous hypocritesTo their flock.[....]Where did all the laughs go? Are you out...
Since the tragic February 14th shooting that claimed 17 lives at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, student activists have led the strongest calls for change. Emma Gonzalez, David Hogg, and Cameron Kasky have become household names; their calls for gun reform have prompted action on state- and national-level bills. This momentum continued at Saturday’s March For Our Lives, where advocates across the country flew to D.C. to deliver powerful speeches about the harms of gun violence. Each and every speaker had a powerful story--but here are...
Chrissy Teigen Claps Back At Critics Asking Why She Didn’t Take Her Husband’s Name Supermodel and queen of Twitter Chrissy Teigen responded to a tweet asking why women don’t take their husbands’ last names. Teigen, who is married to John Legend, said, “My husband didn’t even take his last name?” Billboard writes that she was referring to the fact that her husband’s real surname is Stephens. She followed up after more criticism with, “You’ll never understand the simple reason of ‘because I don’t want to?'" Iconic. Senate...
Ava DuVernay Assembles A Third Season of Women Directors for Queen Sugar The upcoming season of DuVernay’s show is directed entirely by women, just as seasons 1 and 2 were. The Root writes that the Golden Globe-nominated director has always prioritized women’s voices. “If Game of Thrones can have three seasons of all-male directors, why can’t we have three seasons of all-women directors?” asked DuVernay before season 2 of Queen Sugar. Was The Austin Bomber A “Challenged Young Man” Or A “Terrorist?” No One Would Be...
The Smithsonian Moves Michelle Obama Portrait Due To High Demand The portrait has been moved to a bigger gallery in the Smithsonian “for a more spacious viewing experience,” CNN reports. In February, the month the Obama portraits were acquired, the Smithsonian saw 176,700 visitors—making it their best month in three years.Austin Bomber Commits Suicide CNN reports that the suspect in the Austin, TX bombings has committed suicide. The suspect had recently been identified as Mark Anthony Conditt, a 24-year-old white male.The Teenage Artist Whose Work Influenced Picasso The...
Samira Wiley first captured our hearts playing fan favorite character Poussey (that’s accent à droite, bitch) on Orange Is The New Black. When she left the show, we were brokenhearted — until we learned that her next role was playing Moira, a badass revolutionary who fights against the oppressive, patriarchal society of Gilead on Hulu’s the Handmaid’s Tale. We’re excited to announce that Samira is our April/May 2018 cover gal — read a sneak peek of our ten-page cover story below, and catch the issue on...
Cardi B Gets Candid In Cosmo Cover Story In Cosmopolitan’s April 2018 issue, cover star Cardi B was quick to talk about whose voices are heard the loudest in the #MeToo movement. “A lot of video vixens have spoken about this and nobody gives a fuck,” she told the magazine. “I bet if one of these women stands up and talks about it, people are going to say, ‘So what? You’re a ho. It don’t matter.’” She also went on to say that famous men who...
Cynthia Nixon Has Announced Her Candidacy for Governor Lifelong New Yorker and activist (and Sex and the City actress) Cynthia Nixon has officially announced her candidacy for governor of New York. She will not accepting corporate contributions, and instead her campaign will be powered by the people. Learn more about Nixon's campaign and support her if you'd like to at ActBlue.   Terry Gilliam Is Anti #MeToo Movement Monty Python’s Terry Gilliam deems the #MeToo Movement a mob rule, saying that “they are carrying their torches and they are going...