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Global Quickies: The Reaction to White “Saviors” in Africa, “Hunger Games”-Inspired Activism in Thailand, and Warnings for Teachers in China

AFRICA In pictures: A male feminist’s view on African women – “Photographer, blogger and poet Nana Kofi Acquah uses his travels around Africa to chronicle the lives of women at …

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Quickies: Career-ruining husbands, church says federal laws don’t apply, and Barbie the feminist hacker

Children don’t ruin careers, husbands do – “A new study of Harvard Business School graduates…shows that high-achieving women are not meeting the career goals they set for themselves in their …

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Quickies: Smelling like a peach, prank on neo-Nazis, libertarian misogyny, and a bonus song

Male startup founders think your vagina should smell like a ripe peach – “According to Inc. magazine, two male bio-hackers just “previewed plans for a new probiotic supplement that will …

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Quickies: How Space Affects Men and Women Differently, Exploring Privilege in a Play, and Stop Saying “Drink the Kool-Aid”

Life in Space Affects Men’s And Women’s Health Very Differently – “Back in 2011, NASA and the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) — on the recommendation of the National …

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Quickies: Altered Bible verses, softball, and Saartjie Baartman

Bible verses where the word “Philistines” has been replaced with “haters” – “His father and mother replied, ‘Isn’t there an acceptable woman among your relatives or among all our people? …

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Quickies: Anti-Choice “Experts” Spreading Bad Science, the Scourge of Online Threats, and Why Anonymous Isn’t That Great

The Truth About Anonymous’s Activism – “As a narrow oral history, the book offers interesting anecdotes and insider information about a little-understood topic. But in arguing that Anonymous is an …

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Global Quickies: Sterilizations in India, Death Rituals in Liberia, and Wikipedia in Russia

WORLDWIDE Check out these Photos of the Week from In Focus. AFRICA Yes, Doctor, I Took My Anti-HIV Meds (But Really, I Didn’t) – “A study presented at an HIV conference …

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Quickies: Sexist sexual imagery, Marines open combat jobs to women, and how little anti-vaxxers have changed since the 19th century

Notes from a pornographer on sexist sexual imagery and behavior – “The idea that sex-positivity and sexual liberation means everybody expressing every sexual thought and acting on every sexual desire, …

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