Links for Sexy Feminists: Roe v. Wade at 40, Clothes Make the Woman, Fetishes, and more

My Body My Choice: Roe v. Wade turns forty this week, and co-creator of The Daily Show Lizz Winstead teams up with Ultraviolet in a catchy video about the creeping erosion of our right to safe, legal abortion. Guttmacher Institute offers five detailed, elegant infographics about the decision’s continued importance, while This Is Personal offers a visual Q&A about what its erosion means to you.

Reacting to Roe: The Washington Post covers a new study which says most Americans support Roe v. Wade. Meanwhile, Supreme Court journalist Jeffrey Toobin offers a favorable polemic as the leadoff Comment in the New Yorker’s Talk of the Town.

I Can’t Even… : Cutting up your vagina to look like Barbie.

Clothes Make the Woman: A sociology professor tells us what’s so awesome about this viral image.

Feminist Fetish: Our friend in feminism, Jessica Wakeman, wrote a great exploration of what “kinks” and “fetishes” are, and why they’re too often used incorrectly.


Links for Sexy Feminists: Political Wives, Roe v. Wade Anniversary, and more …

YourTango asks if political wives hold all the power in their relationships: While we salute candidates who respect their wives, and we love women who support their husbands, we’d rather see some truly qualified ladies running for our highest office themselves. Miss you, Hillary!

If you’re in New York …: Check out Barnard’s Athena Film Festival, which celebrates women in movie-making next month.

Happy Roe v. Wade anniversary!: Recognize the landmark Supreme Court decision on abortion at events around the country this week. We’ll be live-Tweeting from a screening of Jennifer Baumgardner’s I Had an Abortion documentary and relaunch of the “I Had an Abortion” T-shirt at New York’s Bluestockings bookstore tonight.


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