What We Missed

Stephen Colbert hearts Planned Parenthood and I heart Stephen Colbert.

Yesterday, the mayor of DC was arrested, along with dozens of other people, for protesting the cuts to the District’s abortion funding.

Today would have been the 36th birthday of Ali Forney, namesake of New York City’s largest shelter for homeless LGBT youth.

You know how in American culture, if you’re a talented pro athlete, you have a better chance of getting away with violence against women? That’s the case in New Zealand and Australia too.

In Indonesia, ignorance is deadly for the most HIV-vulnerable.

Rabbis are expressing concern about a rise in the prevalence of eating disorders among Jewish Orthodox women.

Our own Goddess Jaz on Ashley Judd and misogyny in hip hop.

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Chloe Angyal is a journalist and scholar of popular culture from Sydney, Australia. She joined the Feministing team in 2009. Her writing about politics and popular culture has been published in The Atlantic, The Guardian, New York magazine, Reuters, The LA Times and many other outlets in the US, Australia, UK, and France. She makes regular appearances on radio and television in the US and Australia. She has an AB in Sociology from Princeton University and a PhD in Arts and Media from the University of New South Wales. Her academic work focuses on Hollywood romantic comedies; her doctoral thesis was about how the genre depicts gender, sex, and power, and grew out of a series she wrote for Feministing, the Feministing Rom Com Review. Chloe is a Senior Facilitator at The OpEd Project and a Senior Advisor to The Harry Potter Alliance. You can read more of her writing at chloesangyal.com

Chloe Angyal is a journalist and scholar of popular culture from Sydney, Australia.

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