What’s Current: Nancy Pelosi says Republican changes to health care would make ‘being a woman a pre-existing condition’

Nancy Pelosi: Republican’s changes to proposed health care bill would make “being a woman a pre-existing condition.”

How must does sexual assault cost a woman? Mandi Gray did the math:

“As for the cost of her own assault, Gray calculates it in the upward range of $100,000—tens of thousands of dollars more than the $8,000 in restitution fees her judge initially ordered. Among that estimated fee includes the costs she incurred to hire a lawyer, her travel expenses to and from the courthouse over a 10-day period, the sessions of therapy and counselling she required that fell outside the amount covered by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP), relevant medications and the many major delays to her PhD studies she experienced as direct result of what happened.”

Why do so many male journalists think female stars are flirting with them?

A teenage girl in Utah is fighting for her life after being shot in the back of the head in a ditch behind a high school. Two 16-year-old boys are set to stand trial for plotting and then attempting to kill the girl. According to one of the boys: “I just didn’t want anything to do with snapchatting her anymore.”

New Zealand school abolishes gendered uniforms, offering same clothing options to all.

Susan Cox

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