1. Female Genital Cutting | Imagining Equality

    halftheskymovement:

    IMAGINING EQUALITY: Your Voices on Women’s Human Rights, An Online Media Project.

    Mariya Taher experienced female genital cutting (FGC), or khatna, as a child. In this piece she weaves her voice with the stories of six other women who underwent this horrific procedure between the ages of five and seven. All six women were born in or have spent the majority of their lives in the United States and have some form of higher education. 

    Taher says she “hope[s] to break the isolated feeling, the unspoken taboo surrounding [FGC]. We are not alone. FGC is a shared experience by many women, bound by tradition, living today.”

    Read more via Imagining Equality.

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  3. maravilhasdesarah:

    #TooTrue

  4. thirteenny:

    On this day in 1954, The Brooklyn Dodgers made history as the first team with a majority of black players. Just another reason to have #BrooklynPride: http://bit.ly/1c4rlVb