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Quickies: Rejected Princesses, LGBT Youth Homelessness, and Stolen Nude Selfies

No Tiara, No Problem: ‘Rejected Princesses’ Have Stories Worth Telling – “Many of us have come to know the tales of Disney’s princesses by heart. But put Snow White, Cinderella, …

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Quickies: New US CTO, Viking women warriors, and women physicists

Obama’s new CTO pick is a massive win for women in tech – “The United States has appointed a new chief technology officer and, in turn, women across the country …

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Quickies: Family dinners, switching off autoimmune diseases, and Reddit charity donations returned

Let’s stop idealizing the home-cooked family dinner – “Beyond just the time and money constraints, women find that their very own families present a major obstacle to their desire to …

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Quickies: MRAs, Typewriter Noises, and Donating to Charity in the Name of Non-consent

Open letter to the gaming community – A concise letter, the gist of which is “if you see something, say something.” From mrmisconception. Grover Norquist Goes to Burning Man – …

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Quickies: Fighting sexism is “annoying,” an abortion provider on her job, and Bechdel testing Star Trek

Man says, stop complaining about sexism in video games because it’s annoying – From 9bar, who points out how the author’s bio includes his love of booth babes. An abortion …

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Quickies: Homeless Women, Anita Sarkeesian, and Rowdy (White) Retirement Communities

One Woman’s Lessons From Living On The Street – “Susan says life on the streets is a constant battle for all homeless people, but for women it’s particularly hard. On …

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Global Quickies: Governments Fail Children, Diplomatic Immunity, and Evil 3G

IRELAND (From Ciarán) A suicidal refugee teen, in care of the state and pregnant from a rape, was forced to give birth even though she was entitled to have the …

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Quickies: Face mites, megadroughts, and exoplanets

You’ve got face mites – A great article by Bug Girl including a face mite gif and a photo of a face mite penis. Australian federal ministers urged to boycott …

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