Links We Love

The killing of six people in a gun and knife attack in California provoked a Twitter feminist response of #YesAllWomen. See BBC and Think Progress.

PolicyMic highlights 27 inspiring #YesAllWomen tweets fighting back against the UCSB shooting.

The Huffington Post underscores the importance of the #YesAllWomen hashtag.

Slate argues that we need to change the way we talk to boys in our society as well as how we treat women.

PolicyMic shows 37 men who have respect for women and equality.

FlavorWire insists that all men need to understand internalized misogyny and male violence.

A study performed by researchers at the University of Miami and Nova Southeastern University found that a woman with a 4.0 high school GPA still makes less than a man with a 2.5 high school GPA. See the Huffington Post and PolicyMic.

Math and physics are perceived as ‘male’ and ‘irrelevant.’ See the Telegraph.

The Atlantic analyzes how the word ‘pushy’ is used to describe women twice as often as men.

According to the Huffington Post, women experience more stress at home than at work.

A new review of studies on discrimination proves that discrimination is not primarily a product of hatred for others, but rather preferences for people similar to oneself. See Slate.

Girl Talk HQ questions why an educated Nigerian girl is such a threat to men.

Even though Nigeria’s military knows the location of the girls kidnapped by Boko Haram, it fears using force to try to free them. See the Huffington Post and PolicyMic.

Feministing shares Planned Parenthood’s gif depicting the disappearance of the South’s abortion clinics.

A trail in Alabama will determine whether doctors who perform abortions will have admitting privileges at local hospitals. See Slate.

A Christian obstetrician from New Jersey describes why he performs abortions. See NJ Blog.

In Louisiana, pamphlets are required for women seeking abortions. See the New York Times.

To honor Maya Angelou, Buzzfeed displays 17  of her inspiring quotes.

PolicyMic explains the relevance of Maya Angelou’s 1978 ‘Still I Rise’ poem.

In Saudi Arabia, girls are introduced to physical education. See the Economist.

Online chats between sexes have been denounced in Saudi Arabia. See the New York Times.

Ms. Magazine Blog explains the need for more female Wikipedia contributors.

Qatar launched a clothing modesty campaign to teach visitors what they should and should not wear to the 2022 World Cup. See PolicyMic.

According to the Guardian, enforcing school dress codes seem to protect male students’ education and cause female students to feel ashamed.

A high school photoshopped some girl students’ yearbook photos to promote modesty. See Samuel-Warde.

The New York Times tries to determine the role of women’s colleges and their acceptance of transgender women.

The Nation lists 10 things we can do to end rape culture by empowering women and men to change the status quo.

The Good Men Project lists 19 terms for relationships that inherently dehumanize women.

Putting Women In Their Place tumblr explores female solidarity in the context of Memorial Day.

Pakistani women describe their feminism as different — not worse. See The Broad Side.

A Pakistani woman was stoned to death by her family for marrying the man she loved instead of pursuing an arranged marriage. See Reuters.

In India, teen sisters were gang-raped and hanged from a tree. See the Huffington Post.

Buzzfeed compiles 25 famous quotes to embrace feminism.

Campus Diaries clarifies 12 myths to help understand why LGBT rights are essential.

Google’s predominantly white, male staff underlines technology’s diversity problem. See NPR and Associated Press.

The Daily Beast examines how misogyny still exists in nerd culture.

TIME exposes sexual assault in the Ivy League schools.

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3 replies

  1. Hi! The Qatar link’s going the wrong place.

  2. Thank you for sharing these! So lovely to have them all in one place!

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