QUICKIES 06/04/2012


New York Magazine tackles the subject of transgender/transitioning children in S/He.  While some passages are a little problematic, it’s fantastic to see a topic that’s still shrouded in stigma and ignorance get overall serious, respectful treatment.

College educated women hit their pay-ceiling around age 39.  Men hit theirs 9 years and $35,000 a year later.

“They have limited access to facilities and funding. But that hasn’t stopped them from playing:” the secret world of underground women’s soccer in Saudi Arabia.

The vibrator originated as a medical device for the treatment of female hysteria.  Check out this awesome timeline of that history.
Featured image is of Isaac Bender, one of the transgender children profiled in the article S/He.

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