Here, enjoy a few links. I intend to write a few posts exploring some of these issues further, but have had a very busy work week - and, as I mentioned in my last post, haven't been feeling on top of things mentally.
But, if you are interested at all in women's issues - especially my current strongest areas of interest: pay inequality, reproductive rights, women in technology and motherhood vs. working, you will find these links all interesting reads.
Motherhood Still A Cause of Pay Inequality - from the New York Times
On Choosing Not To Have Children - from Slate (reader contribution)
Dogs Rain Supreme for Childless Japanese - on Japanese women and couples choosing not to have children (from Jezebel)
Mothers Running Tech Startups - also from Jezebel (based on this NYT article)
BoingBoing's Awesomepants Xeni Jardin Takes on the Idea That Men Invented The Internet - from BoingBoing
Women facing online misogyny - it's not exceptional, it's frighteningly normal - from Slate (also with links to Jezebel and the original story here from Kotaku)
Female doctor-scientists being paid less than male counterparts (from Jezebel - this story contradicts the one above: it shows a pay disparity even when accounting for children and time off for family)
A comprehensive list of ways in which fathers are treated - unfairly - differently from mothers and the assumptions behind it all. For instance - try finding a changing table in a men's room.
People keep saying that Roe v. Wade won't be overturned, so there's nothing to fear. Those people are wrong. Even if Roe v. Wade is kept in place, there's a lot to fear.
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