Random Headlines — 12/19/14

The Boston Globe – Following an en banc review, the First Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed a prior decision mandating that convicted murderer Michelle Kosilek receive sex-reassignment surgery. The full opinion may be found here.

New Republic – What does society owe transgender inmates like Michelle Kosilek? (Originally published Oct. 30, 2013)

Right Wing Watch – Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA) offers a weak defense of his upcoming prayer rally with the American Family Association, a rabidly anti-gay hate group.

Mancheeze – Paul Elam, whose CNN appearance was just cancelled, believes that rape victims should not be believed unless they are willing to go to court.

Mother Jones – Expect the war on women’s reproductive rights to get much worse next year.

The Vagenda – What can women learn from the celebrity nudes of 2014?

We Hunted the Mammoth – Pickup artist Roosh V considers most women to be “cum buckets” and “mediocre sluts.”