Links We Love

The UN declares that the abducted Nigerian schoolgirls will not be forgotten. See the UN News Centre.

The Obama Administration has announced it intends to revise the contraception benefit in the Affordable Care Act available to religiously affiliated nonprofits. See RH Reality Check.

The New York Times analyzes the role that race plays in the market for toys.

UN officials are urging several countries with harsh abortion bans to increase the legalization of the medical procedure. See Think Progress.

A British art student created underwear with an accurate diagram of the female reproductive system. See the Telegraph.

In a new Funny or Die sketch, Kristen Bell plays Mary Poppins who is fed up with earning federal minimum wage. See the Salon.

Rosie’s Girls Summer Camp teaches traditionally “masculine” skills to girls. See Bustle.

A Federal Appeals Court ruled that Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. See Politico.

The Women Under Siege Project released a venn diagram to show how sexualized violence is used as a weapon of war.

England’s Warwick University rowing club proudly got naked to make a statement against homophobia. See Elite Daily.

After the Hobby Lobby ruling, Democratic leaders have started to push for an Equal Rights Amendment. See RH Reality Check.

ESPN2 host Keith Olbermann made a powerful speech about the lack of respect for women in sports. See the Huffington Post.

The New Yorker highlighted the current dispute between radical feminism and transgenderism.

A reproductive health-care clinic closed in Kansas, leaving the state with only three clinics that perform abortions. See RH Reality Check.

Fox’s Geraldo referred to women’s youth as their biggest asset in marriages. See Media Matters For America.

Satanists want to use the Hobby Lobby decision to exempt women from anti-abortion laws. See the Raw Story.

The Huffington Post illustrates 28 famous men who prove you don’t need to be a woman to be a feminist.

A decision from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals will prevent the last abortion clinic in Mississippi form shutting down. See Cosmopolitan.

Jenny McCarthy admits that she regrets the controversial lesbian joke she made about Hillary Clinton. See the Huffington Post.

According to RH Reality Check, Hobby Lobby allegedly fired an employee due to pregnancy.

Critics say that Sabina Altynbekova is too beautiful to play volleyball. See the Huffington Post.

US News reiterates that everyone benefits from free birth control.

The Huffington Post underscores what sex-positive parenting entails.

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick signed a legislation that would increase public safety and access around abortion provider facilities. See RH Reality Check.

Michelle Bachmann considers LGBT-identified individuals pedophiles. See Jezebel.

Mic demonstrates the omnipresence of rape culture even in children’s movies.

Senators introduce a bipartisan bill to address campus sexual assault. See RH Reality Check.

The Huffington Post advocates for redefining the role of girls in country music.

Rachel Maddow reported on the disruption of church services by anti-abortion extremists in New Orleans. See msnbc.

Allison Williams has been casted to play Peter Pan in NBC’s live musical. See TIME.

Think Progress shows how US paid family leave compares to that of the rest of the world.

Turkish women have utilized social media as a laughing protest in spite of deputy Prime Minister. See Hurriyet Daily News.

Conservative media reacts to a domestic violence ad with a call for more guns. See Media Matters For America.

Katie Couric interviewed Ruth Bader Ginsburg. See Yahoo! News.

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