Femtastic Friday 1/22

femtastic headerHappy Friday!  Here are week 3’s links.

Only 18% of the participants at the World Economic Forum were women.  This piece looks at the importance of gender parity in political and economic bodies.

Heterosexual sex often prioritizes the pleasure of the male partner.  Read this take on the “orgasm gap.”

Today is the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide.  One in three women will have an abortion in her lifetime.  Check out this video of actresses reading stories submitted by women across the country.

Cisgender women are not the only people seeking abortions.  Check out this article describing challenges trans men face when seeking reproductive healthcare.

Anti-abortion stigma is a very real and substantial force against reproductive justice, but it is not the only thing blocking access to care.  This piece examines many of the other institutionalized injustices that restrict reproductive rights.

Missed our Women at Work event last week?  Check out the recap here and look forward to our next event Thursday 1/28 from 12-1pm in the WCC Main Lounge on The Art of Negotiation.

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[Piece by Favianna Rodriguez.  Abstract women of color on a yellow background.  The text at the bottom between two star graphics reads “My Body.  I Decide.  I vote.  Mi Cuerpo. Yo Decido.  Yo Voto.”]

Have a great weekend!

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