Nicki Minaj recently told Rolling Stone that she is pro-choice. Photo by Christopher Macsurak.
There is danger in a single story, as award-winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie would say. When a multitude of voices are flattened into a monolithic entity, the risk of presenting only a narrow perspective grows.
• A horrifying new study shows that a lot of men don't think rape is rape. From the study: "Almost a third of the men (31.7 percent) said that in a consequence-free situation, they'd force a woman to have sexual intercourse, while 13.6 percent said they would rape a woman." [New York Mag]
Right before the holidays, Shannon Miller, the women's ice hockey coach at University of Minnesota Duluth, got some disturbing news: Despite the fact that she is a medal-winning Olympic coach, a five-time NCAA national championship-winning coach, and one of the most successful female coaches in college sports, her contract would not be renewed at the end of this season.