The Briefing

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
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On today's Episode of The Briefing                  

1) In opposition to abortion restrictions concept of 'baby' disappears

Premature Babies May Survive at 22 Weeks if Treated, Study Finds, New York Times (Pam Belluck)

State Legislatures Put Up Flurry of Roadblocks to Abortion, New York Times (Frances Robles)

2) Gender neutral title proposed presents impossibility of honorific titles in such a society 

What’s it like to be a Mx?, Telegraph (Olivia Goldhill)

3) Amazon removal of gender specific toy categories will not pass muster with children

Amazon appears to remove its 'boys' and 'girls' toy categories, The Telegraph (Radhika Sanghani)

Amazon drops gendered listings for toys, customers can no longer search for items for 'boys' and 'girls', The Independent (Andrew Griffin)

4) Reality TV industrial complex creates redefinition of celebrity and reality

Where Would the Kardashians Be Without Kris Jenner?, New York Magazine (Taffy Brodesser-Akner)

5) Sexuality statistics used by media often unreliable due to nature of subject matter

The problem with sexed-up statistics, Financial Times (Tim Harford)

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