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There’s going to be a Ruth Bader Ginsberg movie starring Natalie Portman.

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Photographer shows what women carry to protect themselves from attack.

Sarah Ditum reflects on female work and the devaluing of women’s labour:

Someone will have to clean up the monument to the women of WW2 now: yesterday, during the anti-government protests, some political genius sprayed the words “FUCK TORY SCUM” on it, in screaming red. Some anarchist piss-baby with his face swaddled up, deciding where to express his contempt, and he chose to desecrate the tribute to women’s labour.

Video: This is how ridiculous gender inequality sounds.

The price for perfect nails is poisoned salon workers. How the nail salon industry has evaded regulation.

Nagging wives aren’t the problem – sex-based domestic slavery is.

For mothers in Egypt and many other Middle Eastern countries, there is a taboo around people publicly knowing their name.

This week in sexist news: “Woman wears pink coat.”

Susan Cox is a feminist writer and erstwhile academic in Philosophy. Follow her @Blasfemmey. Got tips? Email us.

Susan Cox

Susan Cox is a feminist writer and academic living in the United States. She teaches in Philosophy.