Weekly round-up and open thread


Welcome to this week’s round up and open thread! Below are some links that we came across that we thought were interesting. As ever, this does not imply endorsement. Feel free to add links of articles that you’ve been reading and comment on the ones we’ve posted here.

The anti-abortion activists waging war on vulnerable women (Guardian)

‘Decriminalise prostitution’: Top medical journal Lancet calls for global action to protect sex workers from HIV (Independent)

The Tulisa sting wasn’t just classist, it was informed by a racism that associated her with criminality (Noisey)

The Gender Gap in Cystic Fibrosis (Marika’s Motorcycle Diaries)

No anti-abortion activist should be able to mislead women to “rescue” them (Guardian)

Model Andreja Pejic comes out publicly as a transgender woman, shares her experience with media and Facebook fans (Glaad)

David Ruffley’s apology for domestic abuse is not enough. He must go (Guardian)

The image shows a lake in St James’ Park in London with London Eye in the background, shared under the Creative Commons Licence, uploaded by JenniKate Wallace.