NYTimes: Australia Grapples With Campus Assaults, and Reprisals Against Victims

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/21/world/australia/australia-land-of-bro-culture-grapples-with-campus-assaults.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share

Women are speaking out about attacks, harassment and the tepid official response at Australian universities, and facing a backlash from a hypermasculine society.

Talking to Boys the Way We Talk to Girls – The New York Times

Run 4 All Women

About Us

Run 4 All Women was born in the early weeks of 2017, right before the inauguration, as many of us worried about what the future would hold. I was searching for a way to reconcile the frustration and fear I felt; was there a way to affect real change?

The answer came in the form of an idea: run from my home in Harlem to Washington D.C. and raise money for Planned Parenthood. We planned on keeping it small, just a few friends in a borrowed car, running every day and stopping each night. The goal was to raise as much money as we could and arrive in time for the Women’s March. 

That, as they say, was the PLAN…

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Trump Jr. touts Handel as Georgia’s first GOP woman | The Hill

Handel is not breaking a glass ceiling in that Georgia has sent several women to Congress. But she is the first Republican from Georgia to be elected to Congress.

Handel will become just the 22nd GOP female lawmaker in the 435-member House, not including nonvoting delegates. Overall, there are 104 women in the House.

In the Senate, there are 21 women, including five Republicans…

Source: Trump Jr. touts Handel as Georgia’s first GOP woman | The Hill

Israeli airline can’t make women move seats for religious reasons, court rules | World news | The Guardian

El Al loses case brought by Holocaust survivor asked to move after ultra-orthodox man refused to sit next to her

Source: Israeli airline can’t make women move seats for religious reasons, court rules | World news | The Guardian

Abortion Adds Obstacle as Republicans Plan to Unveil Health Bill – The New York Times

As senators struggle to develop a health care bill, their handiwork appears to be too moderate for some Senate conservatives and too conservative for some Senate moderates. The latest version, without the abortion-coverage prohibition and with steep Medicaid cuts, may prove unacceptable to some in both camps. To pass it, Senate leaders can afford to lose only two Republican votes of the 52 in the chamber…

Kamala Harris Was Silenced. Then She Silenced Us. – The New York Times

Last week, Senator Kamala Harris, a Democrat from California, made headlines when Republican senators interrupted her at a hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee while she interrogated Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The clip of the exchange went viral; journalists, politicians and everyday Americans debated what the shushing signified about our still sexist culture…

Justice Ginsburg and the Price of Equality – The New York Times

The Ken Doll Reboot: Beefy, Cornrowed, and Pan-Racial | GQ

For decades, Barbie’s boy achieved icon status by being a basic, buff, blue-eyed bro. But as Caity Weaver discovered, he’s a whole new man. (Well, men.)

Source: The Ken Doll Reboot: Beefy, Cornrowed, and Pan-Racial | GQ

Join the AAGPBL and the Tampa Yankees, for A League of Their Own Tribute Night, celebrating 25 years of “A League of Their Own,” the movie…

Tickets On Sale Now!

on APRIL 28, 2017

Join the AAGPBL and the Tampa Yankees, for A League of Their Own Tribute Night, celebrating 25 years of “A League of Their Own,” the movie. A portion of the ticket proceeds will go back to the Women’s Sports Museum. Women’s Sports Museum is proud to be associated with this fantastic event!

Source: Tickets On Sale Now! – WSM