Here are a few things from around the web that may interest you:
For Portia and anyone else interested in linguistics and gender (also related my comments here): “The Internet Talks Like a Woman” [via New York Magazine]
“7 Appeals To Moms From Women Without Children” [via HuffPost]
Yay, granny panties are back in vogue! As a big-bottomed gal, I’m happy to hear this (not that it really matters, since no one besides my husband regularly sees me in my undies anyway, but still): “Young Women Say No to Thongs” [via NYTimes] PS These are my favorite granny panties — they’re comfy, cute, and they don’t bunch or ride up your butt.
Related to our discussion about teen sex: “The case for starting sex education in kindergarten” [via PBS]
“I Lost My Pregnancy. And Gained a New Perspective on 20-Week Abortion” [via Dame Magazine]
“Amy Schumer: ‘I Think People Hate Women'” [via HuffPost]
Once a devout Christian, Arla Knudsen wore a silver purity ring symbolizing no sex before marriage until, at 16, she stopped believing and it became her mission to lose her virginity. “After a First Time, Many Second Thoughts” [via NYTimes]
“Donating My Eggs Almost Ruined My Life” [via Marie Claire]
Ew, total dick move! “Is Proposing During Someone Else’s Wedding a D*ck Move?” [via PopSugar Love]
Thank you to those who submitted links for me to include. If you see something around the web you think DW readers would appreciate, please send me a link to firstname.lastname@example.org and, if it’s a fit, I’ll include it in Friday’s round-up. Thanks!