I think my favorite article this week was about how institutionalized feminism prevents assholes from winning.
What happens when a pick-up artist visits a country where feminism is actually a part of the institutions? He can’t get any respect. Dissent
Refinery29, which, if you haven’t figured out, is one of my favorite blogs, has a roundup of 14 feminists you’ve (probably) never heard of. It’s a fun list, though I’d have liked to see more women of color. Refinery29
We’re pretty big fans of IUDs around these parts. Turns out not a lot of women in the United States realize how awesome these little contraptions are. NPR
I really enjoyed reading about how actress Lupita Nyong’o prepared for the violence of her role in 12 Years a Slave. Colorlines
Fans of theories that center gender around performativity should definitely check out Julia Serano’s challenge to the claim. Advocate
What did you read this week?