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Half of bisexual people have experienced biphobia when accessing services

Further smashing the myth that somehow biphobia isn’t real or damaging.

America’s war on Black girls: Why McKinney police violence isn’t about “one bad apple”

As always, racism is structural and making it only about individuals perpetuates the problem.

McKinney, Texas, and the Racial History of American Swimming Pools

A history of segregation and swimming pools.

Twitter mercilessly mocks McKinney cop defender with #SeanToon911

No summary necessary.

Prisons that withhold menstrual pads humiliate women and violate basic rights

Completely inadequate sanitation for people with uterus’ provided by prisons. TW: for gender essentialism and equating uterus with woman.

Falling in love and crying: “Professionalism”, gender & emotion

Dr. Rachel Moss has a great response to Tim Hunt and discusses the construction of masculinity over time, in particular the middle ages, and how when it comes to expressing emotion its reversed dramatically.

'Oranges, Baby Powder, Handcuffs And Duct Tape': Inside The Trial That May End The Gay 'Cure'

Important because it talks about conversion therapy outside of an evangelical Christian context and because this case might help end it. TW: for abuse, homophobia

The 7 deadly dangers of women in science, by Tim Hunt

Number of disabled Brits dying after benefits cut hidden by DWP, petition demands release

What possible justifiable reason can there be not to release these figures?

Turn benefits into repayable loan, says Tory group

Because further entrenching poverty is a great idea.

The DWP is trying to psychologically 'reprogramme' the unemployed, study finds

When I lost my hands making flatscreens I can't afford, nobody would help me Rosa Moreno http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jun/11/lost-hands-making-flatscreens-no-

Rosa Morena talks about what happened to her, which is an example of the ways businesses exploit workers in countries where they lack protections.

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