What we missed

Can I get pregnant? The flowchart via Mother Jones.

And another thing about Todd Akin… he’s not so much as sorry about what he said as much as he’s sorry it threatens his political aspirations, Sarah Posner’s post earlier this week explores the deep religious roots to his thinking.

Eve Ensler writes a letter to Todd Akin.

Rebecca Solnit’s “Men tell me things,” is this week’s must-read, a re-release of an old essay.

Erin Ryan Gloria on this week’s rape-apologooza, “I am at full rape capacity. I am officially in the throes of rape fatigue.”

Williamson’s piece in the National Review was a little like erotica, wasn’t it…

SYREETA MCFADDEN is a Brooklyn based writer, photographer and adjunct professor of English. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, The Guardian, BuzzFeed, The Huffington Post, Religion Dispatches and Storyscape Journal. She is the managing editor of the online literary magazine, Union Station, and a co-curator of Poets in Unexpected Places. You can follow her on Twitter @reetamac.

Syreeta McFadden is a contributing opinion writer for The Guardian US and an editor of Union Station Magazine.

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