EOD Roundup: Today is Equal Pay Day!
6:30 pm, April 9th | by Colette McIntyre
In today’s EOD roundup, it’s Equal Pay Day! Breaking News: the gender wage gap still exists! [Feministing]
According to one of the largest studies on intrauterine device safety among adolescents and older women to date, IUDs are perfectly safe for teens. [Huffington Post]
Yikes; Madonna is no longer a VIP in Malawi. After the singer visited the country last week to check in on projects her charity Raising Malawi had funded, Malawi President Joyce Banda told journalists that “she just came unannounced and proceeded to villages and made poor people dance for her.” [Gawker]
The legal system has failed to keep up with the proliferation of “revenge porn;” a group of activists are attempting to remedy that. [Salon]
A little bit of light at the end of the misogynistic, homophobic, and trans*phobic tunnel that is the UFC: the fighting organization has temporarily suspended MMA fighter Matt Mitrione for making derogatory comments about transgender fighter Fallon Fox. “The UFC is a friend and ally of the LGBT community, and expects and requires all 450 of its athletes to treat others with dignity and respect,” said officials in statement. Well, that’s one step in the right direction! [The Frisky]
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