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• We could not be more excited about Phoebe Robinson’s new book You Can’t Touch My Hair. [Penguin Random House]
• Discrimination against transgender people is going to be formally banned across Canada, and crimes against them will be included in the country’s hate crimes law. [The New York Times]
• Kesha’s performance at the Billboard Music Awards has been cancelled. [Jezebel]
• Abstinence-only education still isn’t over. [The Establishment]
• #StarringConstanceWu is real and it’s amazing. [Colorlines]
Here's what we published yesterday at Bitch!
• Wendy Davis talks with us about celebrating the political power of young women.
• Even being fined thousands of dollars for “obscenity” doesn't stop Japanese artist Megumi Igarashi from making her colorful replicas of her vulva.
• Heavy Metal culture typically looks the other way when its musicians express bigotry but recently, fans and musicians are speaking up.