Friday News Bites: Indiana Updates, David Bowie Theatre Project + More

Greetings, all. This week’s Friday News Bites are rather heavy on the Indiana-specific content, for a number of reasons, but we have some other governmental and entertainment matters to cover as well. Let’s get started:

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Here’s what to read when you’re on a conference call this week: Read More Dispatches from Ladyblogland

This Week in Misogyny: New Year, Same Old Shit

Welcome to 2014! Things don’t seem to be much better here in the future, do they? (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny: New Year, Same Old Shit

Science News: 12/20/13

It’s time for one last quick dose of science news before the holidays.  Read More Science News: 12/20/13

This Week in Misogyny: Hoo Lordy

Oh, misogyny. It never stops, does it? This week we’re catching up on three weeks worth of awful, so brace yourselves. Plus, you get to find out why I’m not friends with very many people from high school! (Yes, it’s disgustingly relevant and you probably already saw the story.) As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply. Read More This Week in Misogyny: Hoo Lordy

Women in Academia: Michelle Obama, the National Science Foundation, and the Question of Perpetuating Gender Roles

Last week, the White House announced new policies and initiatives aimed at making the lives of people with families in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields a little bit easier. While the policies focus on balancing family and work, women’s issues are explicitly mentioned ““ and I find myself a little torn on that. Read More Women in Academia: Michelle Obama, the National Science Foundation, and the Question of Perpetuating Gender Roles