Since Last We Spoke 3/17/14

Sorry to have been absent so much last week–the one-two punch of a difficult trial and an epic migraine made the latter half of last week challenging (I have a string of four-letter expletives that’s probably more accurate and descriptive, but we’ll stick with challenging for now). However, my kid is in town and we are heading to my happy place this week (Eagle, CO) for some family time. Posts should be regular–I’m stacking them in advance, and I’ll periodically check emails if you’re looking for me. But don’t expect responses during prime ski hours. I’ll be busy:)

Speaking of vacations, in an unprecedented move I am taking time off during two consecutive months, and need some input from my well-traveled readers. Next month, my best friend and I are heading to Argentina–Buenos Aires and Mendoza specifically. If anyone has some ideas for must-see/eat/stay places, please do let me know. Off the beaten path is particularly appealing. This will be my 1st trip to South America, so I’m pretty stoked.

Anyway, let’s get back to the matter at hand–a little taste of what I’ve been reading since last we spoke:

TV interview with Jerry Sandusky’s wife an insult to his victims (Yahoo Sports)

Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair agrees to plea deal in sexual assault case (Washington Post)

Give great feedback: An 11-step primer (Inc.)

Little-Known Health Act Fact: Prison Inmates Are Signing Up (NY Times)

The Problem With Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Ban Bossy’ Campaign (The Cut—NY Magazine)

Men Can Be Allies in the Movement to End Violence Against Women (Huffington Post Canada)

50,000 Activists Demand Sexual Assault Reform At Dartmouth After Student Publishes A ‘Rape Guide’ (Think Progress)

Sikh Kids Get Bullied More Than Twice as Much than National Rate (Jezebel)

Fight to End Violence Against Women Goes High-Tech (Voice of America)

We Heart: Fake Magazine Covers That Expose Real Inequality (Ms. Magazine)

Wife And Mother: ‘You’d Never Suspect My Junkie Past’ (NPR)

Community tries to move on a year after rape verdicts (Herald Star)

CDC Confirms Rare Case of Woman-to-Woman HIV Transmission (RH Reality Check)

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