Links We Love

On the “Ed Sullivan Show” in 1967, Joan Rivers shut down the stereotypes of single women. See the Huffington Post.

Michael Kimmel and Gloria Steinem wrote an op-ed for the New York Times emphasizing the importance of consensual sex on college campuses.

The Women’s National Cycling Team in Afghanistan faces threats but continues to bike for their goals of women’s rights and the 2020 Olympics. See City Lab.

A Pennsylvania Court sentenced a woman to prison for providing her daughter with abortion-inducing pills. See Think Progress.

Nubian Skin redefines the word nude through its lingerie. See BuzzFeed.

According to the New York Magazine, the highest-paid female CEO in America is transgender.

TIME analyzes how ISIS is recruiting female converts from around the world.

A bar in Virginia closed a woman’s tab because she was breastfeeding. See Think Progress.

The University of Toledo punished an alleged rapist with a $25 fine. See USA Today.

Mic proves how the NFL needs to change its disciplinary system with a tweet showing how poorly the NFL has handled domestic abuse.

Mawlynnong, India has a matrilineal society, where women inherit land, children take their mothers’ names, and men marry into their wives’ family homes. See the Huffington Post.

Marie Claire compiles a list of 20 women who are creating new paths for women and girls.

RH Reality Check made a podcast in which researchers explain the importance of starting sex education at an early age.

The Huffington Post shows how Gap instituted equal pay for men and women.

The New York Times highlights a new service, SheTaxis, which offers taxi rides exclusively for women.

A pro-women’s health Republican explains why Republicans should drop their opposition to abortion. See Women Are Watching.

An Afghan court convicted seven men for the gang rape and robbery of four women. See the Feminist Majority Foundation.

Cosmopolitan illustrates 10 reasons why young women need to vote in the midterm elections.

NPR demonstrates that in some jobs, past achievements may work against female workers.

According to the New York Times, having a child is good for men’s careers.

An all-girls Catholic high school in Michigan fired a pregnant lesbian teacher. See Jezebel.

The Huffington Post describes why transphobia is a feminist issue.

The New Yorker names Serena Williams America’s greatest athlete.

Vasagel, a reversible form of male birth control, will most likely be available by 2017. See the Daily Beast.

Mic curated 17 images showing the real story of women in tech.

BuzzFeed lists the 32 things you realize when you become a feminist.

Although miscarriages are not illegal, they are increasingly treated with suspicion. See RH Reality Check.

California may become the first state to require all colleges that receive state funds to strengthen their policies on sexual assault. See the New York Times.

The Gambia passed a bill that imposes life sentences for some homosexual acts. See the Guardian.

Missouri became the third state to force women to wait 3 days before being allowed to proceed with an abortion even if her pregnancy was caused by rape or incest. See Think Progress.

Columbia University students help their peer, Emma Sulkowicz, carry her mattress to class. See the Columbia Spectator.

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