Welcome to Episode #3 of The Week in Women. This week, headlines include shameless right-wing attacks on a ten-year-old rape victim and the doctor who helped her end her pregnancy; feminists urging women to reject mandatory hijab in Iran; a state-by-state rundown of challenges to various laws criminalizing abortion; how French feminists are seizing this moment to enshrine their own abortion rights into their constitution, and much more.
I also speak with my friend, the feminist writer and Teen Vogue Sex & Love columnist Nona Willis Aronowitz, who has an excellent book coming out next month called Bad Sex: Truth, Pleasure, and an Unfinished Revolution. We talk about — you guessed it — bad sex, but also the legacy of second-wave feminism and how Nona, a new mom, thinks about the right to abortion as part of the right to sexual freedom and pleasure.
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