If the government tracks womens periods, why not track male ejaculation, too? | Arwa Mahdawi

Missouri is so concerned about womens health it keeps spreadsheets of dates of Planned Parenthood patients periods Sign up for The week in patriarchy, a newsletter on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. openly testified about them on Tuesday. Meanwhile Planned Parenthood and the doctors at the clinic had no idea these spreadsheets existed and were being used in this manner. Outrage rightly ensued. The DHSS has responded to the controversy in the most predictable and Trumpian way possible; apparently the whole thing is fake news. The health department noted in a statement, the spreadsheet controversy shadows cut a same-sex love scene as well as the word lesbian from its in-flight version of the movie Booksmart. It also reportedly sponsored …

The Wing: how an exclusive women’s club sparked a thousand arguments

The long read: The Wing is a private members space for women that claims to be an accelerator for feminist revolution in the US and now its coming to the UK. But how progressive is it really? On a recent weeknight in midtown Manhattan, a trickle of professional women wearing sheath dresses and smart blouses swept into a delicately lit penthouse. The space they entered was filled with women quietly working and chatting, seated on an array of curved pastel furniture, designed to fit the precise ergonomic specifications of the average woman. The womens computers bore stickers reading Im With Her, Hermione 2020, and Cornell. The colour-coded bookshelves behind them included works such as 50 Ways to Comfort a Woman …