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GLG Weekly Round-up

In gender, reproductive health, Weekly Round-Up on February 4, 2012 at 8:55 pm

As usual, just some good reads from around the internet. Enjoy!

“The New Girl” launches a defense of the manic pixie dream girl, as recapped by Vulture:

http://nymag.com/daily/entertainment/2012/02/new-girl-recap-season-1-episode-11.html

Molly Fischer critiques the ladyblogs of today at n+1…

http://nplusonemag.com/so-many-feelings

… and several ladies affiliated with said blogs respond:

Emily Gould: http://emilygould.tumblr.com/post/16832249416/ladies-women-and-girls

Autumn Whitefield-Madrano: http://www.the-beheld.com/2012/02/on-ladyblogging-and-slumber-parties-of.html

Anne Helen Petersen: http://www.annehelenpetersen.com/?p=2902

Some info and linkes on Komen’s de-funding of Plan Parenthood:

http://colorlines.com/archives/2012/02/bad_politics_thwart_susan_g_komen_foundations_noble_mission.html

And the most recent update from Jezebel on Komen reversing their decision:

http://jezebel.com/5882018/breaking-komen-reverses-decision-on-planned-parenthood-is-still-likely-full-of-shit

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