It's almost Friday! Here's all the feminist news on my radar today.
• A record number of American women—40 percent—are their family's sole or primary breadwinners, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center. [Pew]
• Why did a founder of CODEPINK interrupt President Obama's speech on national security last week? Acitist Medea Benjamin says she just couldn't keep quiet on the president's policies around drone warfare and Guantananmo. [The Nation]
• On the femininity of kleptomania and the "madwoman in the store." [New Inquiry]
• Check out the new queer webseries "Little Horribles," which just premiered and is full of queer characters dealing with the awkwardness of everyday life. [Autostraddle]
• The California legislature is expected to vote soon on a Domestic Worker Bill of Rights. The bill would provide housekeepers, nannies and caregivers with basic rights in their working environments. [Think Progress]
• A Harvard Medical School study finds that, surprise, immigrants in the United States pay more into the health care system than they receive in benefits. [New York Times]
• Maria Popova reviews They Fought Like Demons: Women Soldier in the Civil War, with stunning photographs of Civil War era women who dressed as men to fight in the army. [Brain Pickings]
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