The Weekend Reading List

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What can be said this week? It’s shocking and saddening that at a time when we hoped we would be celebrating the first female president, women in the US are taking to social media to question whether they should get an IUD, because they’re so frightened about what will happen to their reproductive rights over the next four years. It feels like we’ve stepped back in time.

There is clearly so much work left to do in the fight for women’s rights. And, as Hillary Clinton so gracefully put it in her concession speach, now is not the time to give up. “I have spent my entire adult life fighting for what I believe in. I’ve had successes and I’ve had setbacks — sometimes really painful ones,” she said. “You will have successes and setbacks, too. This loss hurts. But please, never stop believing that fighting for what’s right is worth it.”

Hillary Clinton: “Someday, Someone” Will Shatter Glass Ceiling – Refinery29

Coming Together After the Election Result – A Cup of Jo

Read the Letter Aaron Sorkin Wrote His Daughter After Donald Trump Was Elected President – Vanity Fair

Should You Get an IUD Before Trump Takes Office? – Vogue

Elizabeth Gilbert on Big Magic and the Power of Having a Voice – The Every Girl

Cook: Maple-Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts – Love & Lemons

Prince Harry Releases a Statement in Defence of Meghan Markle – Lainey Gossip

How To Deal: Switching To Natural Deodorant – Into The Gloss

Teen Vogue is the Latest Magazine to Cut Back Its Print Issues – Fashionista

How To Take A Leap Of Faith Into The Freelance Industry – The Glitter Guide