Weekend reading

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9 women are wearing exactly what they’ve been told not to.

Residents of Flint are being billed for poison water and threatened with shutoffs if they don’t pay.

How female comedians use Facebook groups to fight sexual assault and harassment in the LA comedy community.

W. Kamau Bell: I want Obama to take away your guns.

Ta-Nehisi Coates on Bill Cosby and his enablers.

Kevin Drum talks about his personal experience with assisted suicide.

Women in tech report high levels of harassment. Men say they had no idea.

Leaked emails reveal more alarming aspects of the Laquan McDonald video coverup.

Comedian Cameron Esposito talks about why there’s no good reason anyone should have a gun in a clip from her forthcoming special.

Weekend reading


Batman saves a young black man from police in a new comic.

Law enforcement took more stuff from people than burglars did last year.

Collecting Hollywood’s most sexist and racist casting calls.

Obituaries show sexism follows women to the grave.

Laquan McDonald was shot 16 times by a cop. His killer was just indicted for murder.

A judge just ruled Wisconsin’s abortion law unconstitutional.

The women who created “Transparent” wants you to “borrow white male privilege.”

Engaged couple gives up wedding to sponsor Syrian refugee family.