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These are some of the most pertinent, eye-opening (IMO) articles I’ve read in the last year. I culled them from my facebook wall recently for Alina.

well, this is especially shitty India news…
http://jezebel.com/woman-murdered-by-her-parents-because-she-married-witho-1551776838
http://jezebel.com/indian-13-year-old-raped-as-retribution-for-her-brothe-1604268707

One woman’s response to an ignorant, disrespectful, inhumane and unempathetic man: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robin-korth/sex-over-50_b_5563576.html
The proof is in the art: years of women being annoyed by men, and not feeling safe enough to do much about it, other than ignore it: http://the-toast.net/2014/06/10/women-ignoring-men-as-art/
An imperfect article about childless women, but at least a start to the conversation: http://www.cnn.com/2014/06/05/living/childless-women-misperceptions/
this one is good: about being a “gentleman”: http://www.mediacoop.ca/blog/norasamaran/30866
Cecily is abused by cops but ends up arrested instead: https://occupywallst.org/article/statement-justice4cecily/
Catholic priest, the model of patriarchal, institutionalized male power, article:
Examples of women and minorities (is there a less colonial word to use btw?) being treated less seriously in academia: http://mic.com/articles/88731/wharton-study-shows-the-shocking-result-when-women-and-minorities-email-their-professors
racial double standard AND proof that the government is built to peanalize women and provides zero support for underadvantaged women’s success: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/03/27/1287842/-Homeless-Mother-Leaves-Kids-in-Car-During-Job-Interview#
this is a heartbreaking example of the general public lack of understanding disabilities intersecting with race and sexism: read when ready: http://articles.philly.com/2014-04-11/news/49035184_1_death-services-christina-philadelphia-medical-examiner
Bill Cosby is accused of rape, by many women: http://www.newsweek.com/taking-bill-cosby-228495
Women in Science, Tech, Engineering, Math: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/news/girls-in-stem/
“This is a basic principle: until it is proven otherwise, beyond a reasonable doubt, it’s important to extend the presumption of innocence to Dylan Farrow, and presume that she is not guilty of the crime of lying about what Woody Allen did to her.”  >> http://thenewinquiry.com/blogs/zunguzungu/woody-allens-good-name/
this was how i found her, after watching the film Saving Mr. Banks, and feeling not-quite-right about it: http://carolyngage.weebly.com/blog/category/saving%20mr%20disneybdb075a106
Artist shares comments from men on the internet who anonymously sexually harass her for no reason other than being female:http://www.buzzfeed.com/alisonvingiano/this-tumblr-user-shows-her-horrific-anonymous-messages-in-a
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