TBS Must-Reads of the Week: Mo’Ne Davis ‘Throws Like a Girl’, Feminism May Need a New Path & Mindy Kaling vs. Malala

another word for feminism, are women anti-feminist if change name when marry, boycotting Girl Scout cookies, breast cancer and pinkwashing, Mindy Kaling mistaken for Malala, Mo'Ne Davis throws like a girlSo it’s the beginning of a new work week, and you’re going to need some things to talk with your co-workers about. Didn’t catch up with anything water cooler-worthy over the weekend?  No worries. As always, we bring you our must-reads of the week.

You’re welcome!  🙂

— Is it time for a word other than “feminist?” If those with privilege can’t see why the current feminist movement must be about all women, maybe that’s what we need.

— Speaking of the sad state of feminism, nothing can get accomplished if judgey feminists can’t get past the idea of a woman deciding for herself if she wants to change her last name when she gets married.  After all — the name she was born with, for the most part, was her father’s name.  Either way, we’re not escaping the patriarchy.

— Girl Scout cookies are apparently now political, as one group is boycotting them because they claim Girl Scouts promote pro-choice role models.  Sometimes isn’t a cookie just a cookie?

—  Can “pink” actually cause breast cancer?

— Just in case your faith in the public’s intelligence is too high, it looks like some people think 30-something actress Mindy Kaling is Malala.

— And, yes, Mo’Ne Davis “throws like a girl.” We should all wish we threw like her.

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