June 2024 in Feminist News

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“In Feminist News” is our blog series featuring a round-up of feminist news, pop culture, and content you might have missed throughout the past month. In June 2024, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld access to Mifepristone, Opal Lee led her annual Walk of Freedom for Juneteenth, the Tony Awards celebrated women in theater, and more.

  • Post-Dobbs, abortion bans have given abusers a new power. (Jezebel)
  • Mexico elects their first woman president. (BBC)
  • For 47 years, Bloodroot, a lesbian-owned restaurant, has put politics on the menu. (The Washington Post)
  • Still recovering from an abuse scandal, the National Women’s Soccer League is moving cautiously as teens as young as 15 go pro. (The Washington Post)
  • OB/GYNs routinely experience sexual harassment. (The Washington Post)
  • An officer sexually abused a teen in his police car. How will he be punished? (The Washington Post)
  • Women creatives cast more diverse actors than their male counterparts, a Luminate report finds. (The Wrap)
  • Supreme Court upholds access to Mifepristone. (Feminist Majority Foundation)
  • Shinnecock Indian Nation elects first female chair in over 200 years. (New York Times)
  • Apple is being sued by women employees for pay discrimination. (Time)
  • Denmark’s men’s soccer team refused a pay rise to help ensure equal compensation for their women’s team. (Reuters)
  • A survey of local news reports found anti-LGBTQ+ threats and vandalism in at least 10 states since June began. (Them)
  • Older women are being significantly shortchanged by medical research. (The Washington Post)
  • Girl Be Heard encourages young women to process trauma through art and community. (NBC News)
  • Opal Lee led her annual Walk of Freedom in recognition of Juneteenth. (CBS News)
  • Heiress Marlene Engelhorn is letting strangers give away her $27 million fortune. (Time)
  • Middle-aged women are “symbolically annihilated” by patriarchal marketing. (Marketing Beat
  • The 77th Tony Awards celebrated women in a historic way. (Forbes)
  • The history of trans misogyny is the history of segregation. (NPR)
  • A new resource center is helping support Club Q survivors 19 months after the shooting. (Them)
  • Thailand on track to become the first Southeast Asian country to legalize same-sex marriage. (CNN)
  • Hip-Hop is in need of a #MeToo reckoning. (Time)
  • Incarcerated women experience different conditions than incarcerated men. (NPR)
  • What if we replaced “pretty” with other compliments? (Time)

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