Weekly Roundup and Open Thread


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1) Syrians respond to Tom MacMaster hoax

2) Women priests defy Catholic Church with secret ordinations

3) No safer spaces this year (Copenhagen Queerfestival)

4) Lez Get Real? Inside the Imagined Life of ‘Paula Brooks’ (The Bilerico Project)

5)TrustLaw: a new global organisation offering free legal services to women

6) TrustLaw’s news releast on “Worst Places to be a Woman

7)Feminist online tv show launched

8)Action Aid Publication: Farming equals how supporting women rights and gender equality makes a difference.

9) Tom MacMaster: I am a messiah & Jelena Lecic’s identity is “irrelevant”

10) On Eating Disorders (Shut-up, Sit Down)

11) Muslim women role models sought for London art project

12) Behind closed doors: the plight of the UK’s domestic workers

13) Peru Sterilisation Compensation

14) Women Somalia Hell Worst World

15) Ministers to shelve maternity leave directive

16) Saudi Arabia women drive cars in protest at ban

17) Hospital faces legal action over newborn seized from mother

18) Kathleen hanna reboots julie ruin alias