What We Missed

Lisa Wade of Sociological Images drops some serious knowledge (like, backed up with research and statistics everything) about hook up culture on college campuses.

At The Grio, our Zerlina asks if the youngest person ever executed in America was innocent.

Women rock: Joan Jett, Heart and Chaka Khan have all been nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

A former US Olympic gymnastics coach has been accused of molesting his female athletes.

At Salon, Rebecca Traister interviews the producer of Bridesmaids about how that movie has created opportunities for women in Hollywood, particularly in comedy.

House Republicans want to know exactly how Planned Parenthood keeps its abortion funds separate from the funds for all the rest of its totally normal and entirely legal women’s healthcare.

In 35 states, no mention of the Civil Rights movement is required in public school syllabi.

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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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