1. Gardasil is now required for ALL female legal immigrants. Via Feministing.
2. Related to #1, Feministing linked to this woman who recounts the racist history between medicine and women of color. This site is absolutely a treasure trove of information. Scroll to the bottom of the page and read the fine print, especially the history of the speculum. I had NO idea that the speculum, gynecology and slavery were connected!
3. A Nicaraguan suspended priest is now President of the UN General Assembly. via La Plaza
4. Immigrants fight back against Immigration raids by ICE. via La Plaza