What We Missed

Glory be, a roundtable of lady writers read and hate on Naomi Wolf’s Vjayjay opus. I’m still *trying* to get through it (when I don’t throw the book across the room), which is to say, it’s looking grim.

While some states are restricting access to contraception, California is improving it.

Dammit, Jessica, don’t tell the world our secret feminist penis-shrinking plan!

A fascinating interview with Carole Simpson, the first woman to moderate a Presidential debate.

At Thought Catalog, Chelsea Fagan on why she’s sick of competing with other women.

American beach volleyball player Kerri Walsh-Jennings was pregnant when she won a gold medal at the London Olympics.


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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