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Today is National Cupcake Day! Here are some cupcakes shaped like vulvae, courtesy of STFU Sexists.

“The greatest victories in the battle for life are not going to be won in the halls of government. It’s going to be won in the hearts of men.” Rick Perry: paternalistic, creepy, and I forgot the third thing.

After a Catholic school in Australia forbade a girl from enrolling because her parents are lesbians, a call for new anti-discrimination laws.

Schools in the UK are launching a new program to help students spot signs that their classmates have been forced into marriages.

This Utah middle school outed one of its students to his parents.

Gay dads, like regular dads, get excited when they find out they’re going to be granddads!

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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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