What We Missed

Last month, Feministing was awarded a prestigious Sydney Hillman Award in the blog journalism category. Check out this video of Samhita and Vanessa accepting the award, with an introduction from Katrina vanden Heuvel, Editor of The Nation.

Gay couples on Medicaid will now receive the same benefits as straight couples on Medicaid.

Three out of the twenty-six comedians performing at Bonnaroo this year are women.

Pam on Tracy Morgan’s controversial recent homophobic stand-up set – which comes with a history.

Looks like Australia and the UK aren’t the only countries where American anti-choice tactics are catching on – it’s happening in Russia, too.

At Feministe, Clarisse Thorn drops some serious knowledge on monogamy.

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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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