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Kentucky Tries Again to Pass a Law Mandating Pre-Abortion Ultrasounds, But This Time It Might Work 

A Kentucky Senate committee has just approved a bill that would require women seeking an abortion to be shown an ultrasound first. This is roughly the one millionth time Kentucky Republicans have tried to pass this piece of legislation, but this year, they might actually succeed, because Kentucky Democrats aren’t…

I Was an Extra In Kanye West’s Fashion Show and It Was Crazier Than It Looked

On Thursday afternoon, Kanye West held an event at Madison Square Garden during which he played his new album, The Life of Pablo, for the first time before a huge crowd. This being Kanye, it wasn’t just a mega listening session, but also a visual art piece and a showcase for Yeezy Season 3, featuring stoic models in…

The Kardashian Jenners Are an Indistinguishable Blur of Fluff and Sparkles, White and Tan

Thursday afternoon at Madison Square Garden, the Kardashians and the Jenners and the Wests seemed to arrive to Kanye’s album listening/fashion show as one fluffy unit—their floor-length furs and chandelier-mimicking sequins blended into one another, an indistinguishable palette of white and off-white and tan and rosé.…

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Fathers and Childless Women in Academia Are 3x More Likely to Get Tenure Than Women With Kids

If you are a man, having children will likely improve your career prospects; if you are a woman, having children will almost certainly hurt them. Specifically, if you’re a woman with children in academia, the “baby penalty” means that men with children and childless women are three times more likely to get tenure than…