Links We Love

Ghazala Khan, mother of a fallen soldier, pens a powerful response to Trump’s criticism of her not speaking at the DNC. See the Washington Post.

Muslim-American women across the country respond to Trump’s insinuation that Muslim women aren’t “allowed” to speak with #CanYouHearUsNow. See Fortune.

The Nation exposes the horrifying statistic that nearly 50% of imprisoned women are disabled.

Barack Obama pens an article for Glamour on the importance of feminism.

The Huffington Post highlights the insightful thoughts of four black women writers on race and mental illness.

Mic showcases the pervasion of sexism in cyberspace as prominent feminist writer Jessica Valenti deletes social media after receiving horrifying misogynistic threats.

Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones also makes headlines after receiving sexist and racially charged attacks on Twitter. See Bitch Media.

Fusion writes on both the lack of training opportunities and perpetual danger faced by abortion providers.

NARAL president breaks down the false assumption that “bad girls have abortions” and “good girls have families.” See the Huffington Post.

The 2016 Olympics are here, and women are dominating. See the Huffington Post.

Simone Biles and her teammates on the U.S. women’s gymnastics team are inspiring young girls and making #BlackGirlMagic shine bright at the Olympic games. See Guardian.

Unfortunately, male commentators still can’t seem to move past sexist, condescending remarks towards female olympians. See Telegraph.

 

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