This Week in Lady Reads

What do butts, sea turtles, and disconcerting wedding dress names have in common? You’ll find them all in this week’s lady reads! Read More This Week in Lady Reads

Friday News Bites: Cosby Comeuppance, Confederacy Crackdown + More

Happy Friday, one and all. I am looking forward to the weekend because my birthday is on Sunday, but yes, yes, let’s get to the actual news. Lots to cover, so let’s get started:

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This Week in Misogyny Will Take “That’s Sexist!” for $400, Alex

This week, let’s talk about why teen girls should think about getting IUDs, why some men are weirdly excited to be called “evil,” and why no app can stop sexual assault. Also, weddings and babies! (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny Will Take “That’s Sexist!” for $400, Alex

Men’s Jerseys and Women’s Soccer

My parents came over for dinner on Sunday. As the meal was being prepared, they watched the final game in the FIFA Women’s Wold Cup – U.S. vs. Japan. I don’t do sports, so I paid almost not attention, but two things caught my attention. First, Japan won. Way to go ladies! Second, in between shouting at the TV and practically jumping out of her seat, my mother made a stray comment regarding the “scandal” about men’s-sized women’s soccer jerseys.   Read More Men’s Jerseys and Women’s Soccer