Here's what we're reading today:
• Yep, looks like women are STILL making less than their male counterparts for the same work. [Business Week]
Here's what's on our radar!
• The wives of former NFL players speak to how the organization encouraged them to keep their abuse secret and offered no support for leaving. [New York Times]
A teen girl in the United States can walk into a pharmacy and buy the emergency contraceptive Plan B. Unless she happens to live on a Native American reservation, in which case the process of acquiring Plan B will likely be more complicated.
• Since 1983, the FDA has banned men who have sex with other men from donating blood due to fears of HIV. Last week, federal officials made the long-overdue recommendation to lift the ban. [RH Reality Check]
Here’s what’s on our radar today:
• President Obama’s revamped immigration plan will reportedly protect up to five million undocumented immigrants from deportation and provide many of them with work permits. [New York Times]
Here's what's on our radar today:
• A grand jury decision in the investigation into the police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, could come any day. [Mother Jones]
• Rachel Maddow has made a website in response to the potential removal of pages dealing with reproduction in Arizona’s biology textbooks. [Salon]
Here's what's on our radar today!
• The Columbia students behind "Carry that Weight" must pay a steep fine for their project—which they say is indicative of how the university treats sexual assault cases. [Feminist Majority Foundation Blog]
• Obama is demanding the FCC pass the "strongest possible rules" to protect net neutrality. [Guardian]
Here’s what’s on our radar:
• In WTF news, Spencer’s Gifts is currently selling an unbelievably transphobic “inflatable love doll.” [PQ Monthly]
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