Links We Love

Beyoncé pens an essay on the myth of gender equality. See HuffPost Women.

Disney’s Frozen proves to be progressive and embedded with feminism. See Policy Mic.

According to Jezebel, the Population Institute gave the US a C- in its annual State of Reproductive Health and Rights report.

Spain’s conservative Popular Party is trying to push a bill that would severely restrict women’s access to abortion and their reproductive justice. See the New York Times.

The Huffington Post traces the evolution of gendered LEGO advertisements.

The internet exacerbates the harassment of women. See The Daily Beast.

Binary This underscores the importance of acknowledging the big picture of inequality within critical analyses of popular culture.

Kentucky state Representative, Joe Fischer, defines abortion as a form of domestic violence. See RH Reality Check.

A study on Google searches proves that contemporary American parents are more likely to want their boys to be smart and their girls to be skinny. See New York Times.

The Founder and Editor-in-Chief of sherights, Maureen Shaw, is quoted in Think Progress‘ article regarding the need to maintain insurance coverage for abortions.

The National Women’s Law Center issued a report to demonstrate the risk that the insurance coverage gap poses to low-income women’s health.

Colonel Jamila Bayaz became the first women to be appointed as police chief in Afghanistan. See Ms. Magazine.

The Feminist Campus encourages young women to take ownership of abortion issues.

While the majority of Americans support the upholding of Roe v. Wade, Rolling Stone explores how the Tea Party and the Christian right continue to pass abortion restrictions in GOP-dominated states.

On the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade, President Barack Obama issued a statement to demonstrate the United States’ commitment to provide women with access to safe, private, and affordable healthcare as well as their right to reproductive freedom. See the White House.

President Obama also signed a presidential memorandum that would create a task force to protect students from sexual assault on college campuses. See Buzzfeed.

A volunteer at NOW NYC shares her experiences as a clinic escort at a women’s health center in Queens, NY. See Storify.

The New York Times illustrates how feminist journalists have experienced attacks not only on the content of their writing but also on their bodies.

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney applauds the Obama Administration’s for renewing its focus on combatting sexual violence.

The State of Texas has spent approximately $650,000 to defend its anti-choice laws. See RH Reality Check.

Indiana’s GOP Leader is trying to make the ban on marriage equality more permanent. See Huffington Post.

The new Virginia Attorney General concluded that the state’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. See the New York Times.

The Senate women of the United States are helping to support female candidates. See The Big Story.

An Indian Court ordered the gang rape of a 20-year old woman in a Birbhum Village. See The Daily Beast.

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