My Mother’s Day gift to me, and you, is a short top-note and a long read.
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The Pic(k) of the Week:
The Nightmare Of Being A Surrogate Mother In The Ukraine War via The New York Times
Fuck You, I’m Done via All In Her Head
Of Course The Constitution Has Nothing To Say About Abortion via The New Yorker
Democratic Leaders Are Getting The Abortion Story Wrong — Again via The Cut
Data Broker Is Selling Location Data Of People Who Visit Abortion Clinics via Vice
America’s Susan Collins Problem via NBC News
Karine Jean-Pierre Will Become White House’s First Black and Openly Gay Press Secretary via NPR
These Strippers Are Planning To Unionize via BuzzFeed News
Science & Tech:
Can Alondra Nelson Remake The Government’s Approach To Science & Tech? via Politico
The Arts & Pop Culture:
So, Did Kim Kardashian Really Wear Marilyn’s Actual Dress? (& What Did Bob Mackie Have To Do With It?) via The WoW Report
Superheroes, Supervillains, and Disability Representation In the Mirror via Medium [ed. note: wrong link last week— sorry!]
Delia Ephron Writes Her Way Through Cancer To A Happy Ending via The New York Times
And Now, The $200,000 Facelift via The New York Times
No American Has Ever Been No. 1 In Squash. Amanda Sobhy Can Change That. via The New York Times
Being A ‘Mom’ Isn’t What It Used To Be via The Cut
The Best Gift For Mother’s Day? Give Women Control Over Their Bodies via The Washington Post
What’s Not To Love About…?:
These Male Spiders Jump Like Hell To Avoid Being Eaten After Sex via Science Alert