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No Vogue, Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik are not gender fluid just because they swap clothes

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Seems like Vogue might have missed the class on gender fluidity.

The fashion magazine on Thursday released its August issue featuring on its cover, model Gigi Hadid and singer Zayn Malik, who are dating in real life.

.@GigiHadid and @zaynmalik star on the cover of our August issue! Read the full story here: https://t.co/3d2GzXa7Em pic.twitter.com/qqWajvjyqa

— Vogue Magazine (@voguemagazine) July 13, 2017

The article centres around Hadid and Malik being “part of a new generation embracing gender fluidity.” Read more…

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Nevertheless, She Persisted: Tor.com's Women's Day flash fiction sf anthology

Celebrate International Women’s Day in stfnal style with Nevertheless She Persisted, a free anthology of original flash fiction by some of science fiction’s leading women voices, from Catherynne M. Valente to Amal El-Mohtar to Jo Walton to Nisi Shawl to Charlie Jane Anders to Seanan McGuire to Alyssa Wong to Kameron Hurley — and more!
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Customizable, animated feminist “candy hearts” for an anti-trumpist v-day

Clair writes, “In light of all the coverage of Trump Valentines, I wanted to share a kickass content piece I helped create that is a feminist alternative. With the Women’s Marches and Trump’s complete disregard for the American people–especially women–it’s important to share positive, pro-female content too!”

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Mobile recharging station operators in India sell tens of thousands of women's phone numbers to stalkers

Tens of thousands of women in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh have complained to police about harassing phone calls from creepy men who bought their phone numbers from the operators of mobile phone recharging stations; they say the operators sneakily captured their phone numbers and sold them off to the stalkers.
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Women in this country are marching for their right to go out

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On Jan. 21, the world was taken over by women’s marches. Or so it seems. 

While America marched against President Trump, Indian women took to the streets to reclaim their right to public spaces. 

What started as a Facebook thread following the Bangalore mass-molestation on New Year’s Eve has now snowballed into a nationwide movement called ‘I Will Go Out’.

More than 20 Indian cities including the national capital of New Delhi, metros Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad, and even smaller towns like Bhopal and Lucknow, witnessed hordes of women across age groups spilling out on the streets with placards and posters bearing strong messages against sexual harassment and gender inequality. Read more…

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100 amazing years of Planned Parenthood in 4 minutes: THESE DOORS STAY OPEN

With Congress set to defund Planned Parenthood and millions of women and allies on the march across America, what better time to reacquaint yourself with this amazing, vital, brave organization that has withstood domestic terror, vile slander, and endless depredations to provide services to women for more than a century. (via Kottke)

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