Welcome to another week of news!
This past week wasn’t a great week for people of color. There were some highs, but there were a lot of lows.
I wish we didn’t publish as early as we did because last Sunday was a busy day for news!
And now for all the non-Hobby Lobby misogyny news for those of us who are completely sick of hearing about how awful it all is. Not that these stories aren’t awful too! Heaven forbid. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)
It’s not too often that I have much to say on the subject of sports, but we’ve got a few stories of note this week, as well as some new hurdles to LGBT equality. Throw in some medical/science-y bits, and we’ve got ourselves a newsy roundup. Let’s get to it:
In honor of the big sporting event that took place last night in the States, I’ll devote some stories to sports, but I’ll take care of other news, too (and hopefully give some levity from some depressing news).
Hello my fellow unicorns, welcome to another week and more news. I hope all is well in your particular world as some things are not as great in the wider world, though there are a couple of bright spots out there. So here we go…
Happy Thursday, fellow Persephoneers, and this means another round of news from Africa! After the jump, I’ve got updates on the conflict in Mali, AU decisions, and women’s rights. I’ve also discovered an enterprising entrepreneur, and of course, there is a bit about the Africa Cup of Nations. Let’s jump right in!
Over here in Europe it’s football time! The European Cup is going on, held in Ukraine and Poland, a sort of mini-World Cup for European nations. Tonight, the group stages ended, and out of sixteen original teams competing, eight go through to the quarterfinals. Here are some songs from each of their countries.
Watching sports at home has its perks: you can lounge in pajamas, you can yell all you want and no one will judge you, you have a pillow to throw, you can sob or hide under a blanket when you need to, and you can kiss the TV or laptop screen when you are overcome […]
Once again, it’s time for the weekly European news roundup. The Euro is still in the dumps, there’s a lot of stuff happening in France, and (in happy news) a woman was found alive after having been lost in the mountains in Spain for 18 days. Though I strove to include the most important and […]