What We Missed


The cover of this week’s New Yorker is awesome.

An in-depth analysis of the Institute of Medicine’s report recommending birth control coverage for all insured Americans.

Elizabeth Warren will not be heading up the new Consumer Finance Protection Bureau, but she is still a total BAMF.

Russia is moving ever closer to banning abortion.

The Consensual Project interviews Hugo Schwyzer about the connection between consent and self-esteem.

Same sex marriage will become available in New York City this weekend – and these three couples are pretty damn excited about it.

This one’s for Sydneysiders: do you know a stand up guy? The Somaly Mam Foundation is running its first ever Stella Fella competition, and nominations are now open.

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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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