2013-05-16 20:30:22

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

In North Carolina, lawmakers are pushing a bill that would allow any boss to decide if employees can access affordable birth control, rolling back the clock on decades of progress. So women’s health advocates showed up to protest the bill dressed in retro attire. Their mantra? “We like watching Mad Men but we don’t want to live in it.”

Now that it’s been renewed for a second season, ow are we feeling about The Mindy Project? Perhaps you find it subversive and sexy; perhaps it has broken your heart one too many times.

Charges against Keira Wilmot have been dropped.

Rachel Maddow, you could not be more perfect (re: Pat Robertson’s bizarre, antiquated rant on cheating).

New research shows that migration increases autonomy and prosperity for the majority of adolescent girls in developing countries.

As Sarah Posner asked, what’s more shocking here, the pay disparity between men and women, or how much all these lobbyist get paid?

This feminist prank story has an awesome feel-good ending.

No, Congressman, legalized abortions don’t cause school shootings.

What do actual *teens* think about access to emergency contraception?

In the wake of Angelina Jolie’s revelation that she had a preventative double mastectomy, s.e. smith writes about having the same genetic mutation but being unable to afford the procedures Angelina had.