LZ Sunday Paper Newsletter: The "Three Quarters Full" Edition

Dateline: 9/19/21

Dear Subscribers,

Every year, September vies with June and December for the Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals for busiest month of the year in the Calendar Olympics. So far, I'm giving it a 9.5.  That, plus a set of slight (mine) physical impairments makes both time allotments even shorter and typing not so much a chore but almost, really, an irritating impossibility!

So today, enjoy the waning days of Summer and read the best of the best, from politics to tech, business to the arts, crime to pop culture. It's the news you need to know by and about other fabulous women in the news, every week.

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THE PIC(K) OF THE WEEK:

How Jessica Chastain Became Tammy Faye via The New York Times

'The Eyes Of Tammy Faye:' How A Bible Thumper Became A Gay Advocate and Icon via The New York Post

CELEBRATE:
Hispanic Heritage Month Resource Toolkit 2021 via The National Women's History Museum

BUSINESS:
Facebook Knows Instagram Is Toxic For Teen Girls, Company Documents Show via The Wall Street Journal

Men Fall Behind In College Enrollment. Women Play Catch Up At Work. via The New York Times

Having More Power At The Bargaining Table Helps Women -- But Also Sparks Backlash via Stanford

POLITICS:
New York Attorney General Letitia James Mulling Run For Governor via Black Enterprise

Boston Will Elect Someone Other Than A White Man As Mayor For The First Time via The 19th News

INTERNATIONAL:
Why Some Afghan Girls Dress As Boys Until Puberty Hits--It's Called 'Bacha Posh' via Scary Mommy

JURISPRUDENCE:
Waiting To Testify At R. Kelly's Trial via The New Yorker

HEALTH & WELLNESS:
People Said The Covid Vaccine Affected Their Periods. Now $1.6 Million Will Go Into Researching It. via The Lily

THE ARTS, BEAUTY, FASHION & POP CULTURE:
Debi Allen Reflects On Storied Career, Being The First Black Female Recipient Of The Television Academy's Governors Award via Variety

What Counts As Protest Fashion? via The New Yorker

Charli D'Amelio Has Girlbossed Herself Too Close To The Sun via Slate

Chess Grandmaster Sues Netflix For 'False,' 'Grossly Sexist' Line In Queen's Gambit via The Los Angeles Times

A Candid, Vulnerable Selma Blair Explains Why She Invited Cameras To Document Her MS Journey via Variety

The Culture War Over 'Pregnant People' via The Atlantic

SPORTS:
U.S. Soccer Offers Identical Contract Proposals To Men's And Women's Teams via The Guardian

AND WHAT'S NOT TO LOVE ABOUT...?

Female Hummingbirds Who Look Like Males Avoid Harassment, Get More Time To Eat via HuffPost