Links We Love

The NFL will institute new penalties for players who and coaches who commit domestic violence. See RH Reality Check.

A new report shows how the pay gap is especially pronounced in the food industry. See the Washington Post.

BuzzFeed lists 23 times that Elle Woods empowered women.

A federal judge rejects Texas’ restrictive abortion law. See the New York Times.

RH Reality Check captures the experiences inside one of Texas’ last abortion clinic.

The Huffington Post shares the most hospitable regions for LGBT residents around the world.

According to Media Matters for America, several Fox News hosts have defended the practice of catcalling.

Illustrator Ursa Eyer portrays how catcalls affect women and girls. See BuzzFeed.

Esquire underscores the significance of the massive celebrity nude photo scandal.

Think Progress shows how celebrity photo hacking is actually representative of many women’s experiences.

Ms. Magazine questions where women police are in Ferguson and what would have happened had they been there.

Taylor Swift credits Lena Dunham for fostering her inner-feminist. See the Huffington Post.

The U.S.’ top immigration court ruled that some migrants escaping domestic violence may qualify for asylum. See Mother Jones.

Phyllis Schlafly claims that women can avoid sexual assault by focusing on marriage instead of careers. See Right Wing Watch.

If Martha Coakley is elected, she will be the first women elected as governor in Massachusetts’ history. See 90.9 wbur.

The New York Times highlights an English town where the abuse of young girls flourished.

The Huffington Post shows the prevalence of everyday sexism in illustrations from Man Meets Woman.

According to CeeLo Green, rape only occurs if the person is conscious. See BuzzFeed.

Columbia University student Emma Sulkowicz has committed to carrying her mattress with her as part of her visual arts thesis for as long as her rapist remains on campus. See Feministing.

Saudi Arabia implements an electronic tracking system to monitor women’s movements. See Viral Women.

Mount Holyoke College changes its policy to welcome transgender students. See the Huffington Post.

A study finds that 50% of British women ages 26 to 35 have no idea where their vagina is. See Mic.

Policy Innovations explains the impact of gender equality on public health.

Japan’s leader appointed 5 women to the Cabinet. See the New York Times.

An anti-abortion leader admits that clinic restrictions are unrelated to safety. See the Huffington Post.

A mother captured beautiful images of her one-handed daughter to prove the value of her potential. See Mic.

A report from UNICEF finds that 1 in 10 girls worldwide have been forced into a sexual act. See the New York Times.

Mic shows what male superheroes would look like if they were depicted like female superheroes.

The Wall Street Journal describes how ISIS’ cruelty towards women receives minimal attention.

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