Hot on @Medium! “Dear Google Glass, Moms Like Technology Too” by @RebeccaSoffer
Today, the highest court in the land ruled that the yes, Affordable Care Act violates the religious freedom of certain employers and yes, those employers can refuse to provide contraception coverage to their employees, regardless of what religious beliefs those employees may hold.
That’s pretty bananas — and not just because a decision about what kind of access a woman can have regarding their personal reproductive health was made by five dudes with penises on behalf of more dudes with penises (well actually it was made on behalf of a corporation but apparently those can have penises now, too, as long as they’re only used for praying). — “Five Reasons That Hobby Lobby Decision Is Bananas" from TheLi.st @ Medium
If there is such a thing as a hive mind, then there must then be such a thing as a hive brain. And reader, it was at this point that the hive brain FUCKING EXPLODED. — Flashback: My tick tock of last year’s Texas legislature dust-up with the Wendy Davis filibuster and the GOP sleight-of-hand in trying to falsify the vote. One year later it is just as jaw-dropping. #standwithwendy
(Wearable tech that is both more subtle and more stylish than Google Glass. And, female-founded.)
"You put up a wall and show people the you that you think they want to see." -
Oh Aubrey. You’re scared. Nay, terrified.
Two trailblazers. Geena Rocero lauding Laverne Cox’s groundbreaking @TIME cover at last week’s #LWTsummit.
Leanne Pittsford, founder of Lesbians Who Tech at the #LWTsummit last week, on Why Women Need To Take Risks. (“Where would we be if Ellen didn’t take a risk? Where would we be if Edie Windsor didn’t take a risk?”) Also, even with her standing in front of it, that slide is depressingly legible.