What We Missed

Our own Samhita, at The Guardian, on Kate Middleton’s decision to remove the word “obey” from her wedding vows.

Lara Logan, the CBS reported who was sexually assaulted in Tahrir Square earlier this year, has given an interview about her experience to “60 Minutes.” It will air Sunday.

The Women’s Media Center is now accepting applications for its next class of Progressive Women’s Voices, its prestigious and highly competitive media training program. Apply now!

The Australian Defence Force Academy cadet had sex with a fellow cadet and filmed and distributed it without her consent, has been charged and has appeared in court. His name and the name of the friend who helped him set up the Skype feed have been released to the press.

The US Department of Labor has announced that it is adding gender identity and pregnancy to its list of protected categories.

Accepting her position on TIME’s Most Influential 100 list this week, comedian Amy Poehler said that, apart from Hillary Clinton and SNL producer Lorne Michaels, the people who have influenced her most in the past two years are her nannies. She thanked them, then said, “For you working women out there tonight, who get to do what you get to do because there are wonderful people who help you at home, I would like to take a moment to thank those people, some of who are watching your children right now while you’re at this event.”

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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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