Weekly Feminist Reader

Internationally, girls are more likely than boys to be malnourished, suffer poverty, face violence and be refused an education.
There are 25 shelters nationwide that serve homeless queer youth.
A new novel is about two sisters who separately deal with domestic violence.
Leonard Nimoy: Size-positivity crusader.
Are Katie Couric’s ratings low because she’s a woman? (Answer: No.)
Japanese women are getting curvier, and clothing makers are changing their sizes to accommodate them.
There’s a new musical about Grace O’Malley the “Pirate Queen.”
Is a male version of the IUD — reversible, nonhormonal, long-term contraception — in the works?
Chlamydia: Not good. Let’s hope that vaccine comes through.
A new study shows confident, assertive women are more likely to be harassed.
A group of conservative Chilean parliamentarians are seeking to roll back the country’s progressive emergency contraceptive policy.
A high-school girl who was sent to the principal’s office for saying “That’s so gay” sued the school district, saying it was a violation of her First Amendment rights. The judge recently sided with the district.
Introducing the Butch Cookbook.

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