Circling back with newly-minted women lawyers profiled 20 years ago to see how their careers have unfolded. The bulk of it is a video (7 minutes), so save for when you can use speakers.
To five years in prison for using her babysitter's address to send her son to school in a town with a better school system. Five years in prison.
The Women's Media Center's 2013 Social Media Award. Presented by Jane Fonda, even. Being all BAMF-y and whatnot.
To the guy who called himself a U of T professor (wrongly) and said he can't teach women or queer or Chinese authors.
Brought to you by CNN! We always talk about this issue through the lens of rich white Americans adopting from developing countries, so it's pretty interesting to read about Europeans adopting African American babies.
Really prematurely. I'm in another state, so all I know is that she texted me to say she was delivering early and to please pray for her. She has no family in the area, and her husband hasn't sent me an update and I've been in panic mode for 15 hours, but I don't want to press him for details because no matter what…
Anton Krasovsky is a Russian TV personality (apparently his show is called the Angry Guyzzz? Which makes me have lots of questions about translation issues and also the global reach of bro culture, but do let's keep on topic) who came out on air.
The whole conceit is about the "Opt-Out" generation of upper-middle class women who quit high-powered jobs to be SAHM's when the economy was booming, and about how if they're rich and well-connected enough they can get jobs now, but for not-as-upper middle class ladies it's much harder. And there's a lot of…
Police just found 8 people being held against their will in a "prison room" in a North Houston home. One man said he'd been held there for 10 years, and the cops are investigating whether they were forced to turn over their veterans checks to their captors.
Wendy Davis took to the floor at 11:18 to filibuster SB 5, which Jez has covered pretty extensively this week — bans all abortions after 20 weeks, is based on fake "fetal pain" science, could close all but 5 clinics in the state, has been protested vigorously and awesomely by lovely Texas ladies (and gents!), and has…
Kelly Rowland's new single, where she talks about being in a long-term abusive relationship. I had no freaking idea! Does anybody know who this dude was?
Speaking at Johns Hopkins, Elizabeth Smart expressly linked not trying to flee her kidnapper/rapist with abstinence-only education, saying that once she'd been raped she felt worthless:
MoGlo's going to be on Talk of the Nation this afternoon, talking about her People Who Watch Marathons post. If you're in Canada, she'll be on CBC's On The Coast.