Kavanaugh just referred to birth control as "abortion-inducing drugs," which is not only an anti-science lie, it's an anti-choice extremist phrase that shows that our right to access both abortion and contraception would be in SERIOUS danger if he is confirmed. #StopKavanaugh pic.twitter.com/TWqaU0YjmH
— NARAL (@NARAL) September 6, 2018
- Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, referred to contraceptives as “abortion-inducing drugs” during his testimony in yesterday’s Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing. This claim is not at all accurate.
- Physicist Jocelyn Bell Burnell is donating her £2.3m Breakthrough Prize to support physics education for students who face sexist and racist bias.
- Women are leading the secular, democratic revolution and resistance to Islamic State fighters in Rojava, in Northern Syria.
- Abusive men are increasingly using smart devices to control, stalk, spy on, and intimidate women. The Globe and Mail reports that this takes place via “voice-activated home hubs through to connected cars, heating systems, fridges, door locks, and CCTV.”
- Alexandra Waterbury, a 19-year-old dancer with the New York City Ballet, is suing the dance company and a former dancer, Chase Finlay, for creating an atmosphere rife with sexist and sexual degradation.