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Selena Gomez Calls Out Online Bully + 4 Other Things to Know About Today

+ Selena Gomez Calls Out Online Bully

Selena Gomez tends not to respond to comments on her Instagram, but one bullying comment about cancer got her to speak up. She posted her reply on Instagram, along with the note, “Honestly, I don’t speak up much because it’s simply *always* taken out of context. But I don’t take bullying well. I have seen too much to not say anything.”

+ Malala Speaks with Nigerian President

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Many of us have taken part in the #BringBackOurGirls campaign, and Malala went a step further: she personally met with the president of Nigeria to press the importance of rescuing the kidnapped girls. “The president promised me … that the abducted girls will return to their homes soon,” she said afterward. “I will from now be counting days and will be looking. I can’t stop this campaign until I see these girls return back to their families and continue their education.”

+ Chrissy Teigen Doesn’t Put Up With Body Shaming

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John Legend just released the women’s empowering video for “You & I,” and it turns out his wife Chrissy Teigen has had less than empowering experiences as a woman in this world. For instance, Forever 21 wouldn’t hire her because they said she was “too fat.” What’s up with this idea women have to look a certain way or else there’s something wrong with them? And Chrissy isn’t up for this body-shaming: “I hate you, Forever 21. I hate you so much. Honestly, you’re the worst.”

+ Jared Leto Hugs Trees

Usually when someone’s called a “Tree hugger,” it’s meant in the metaphorical sense, not the literal sense. But environmentalist Jared Leto is a literal tree hugger, and that is awesome. Annd it’s also kinda awesome how he’s become a hugging meme for other things:

+ The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Stands Against Hobby Lobby Ruling

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There’s been a lot of push to overturn the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision. The Protect Women’s Health From Corporate Interference Act has been introduced in an attempt to make the Supreme Court decision obsolete, and this Act is getting support from The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, which represents nine out of ten American gynecologists, or doctors who help women. In other words, medical experts whose lives are about women’s health. “A woman’s boss has no role to play in her personal health care decisions,” it said in a statement.

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