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Kate Beaton has a few things to say about “strong female characters” and the depiction of women in comic books.

In this ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in Brooklyn, parents are being shunned for reporting to police that their children have been sexually abused by members of that community.

Women of the Canadian armed forces have been brought in to educate the women of the Australian army, who will soon be allowed to serve in combat roles.

Sorry, Montana, you are not allowed to ban birth control funding for low income teens.

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Chloe Angyal is a journalist and scholar of popular culture from Sydney, Australia.

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  • http://feministing.com/members/ncohea/ Nick Cohea

    Ugh, Montana is so embarrassing. Our court system is just about the only thing going for us. To put us in context, you have to remember that this the same state which made national news over the homophobic effort to kill queer-positive sex education and which also refused to modernize its sexual intimacy laws despite the fact that the Montana Supreme Court beat Lawrence v. Texas by six years…

  • http://feministing.com/members/anubisbaboon/ Shannon

    Oh my gosh! Kate Beaton is one of my favorite online comic writers (go find her velocipedestrienne comic).

  • http://feministing.com/members/sbishop/ Sharon Bishop

    I can’t believe their are communities like the Brooklyn ultra-Orthodox here in America…