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News Roundup: Olympic-Sized Discrmination & Hyphenated Honeys

All the Jewish parenting news you probably didn’t have time to read this week.

– The (World Cup winning) Japanese women’s soccer team flew coach to London, while the men flew first class. Turns out women are still not given equal treatment to men… even when it comes to world class athletes. (Forbes)

– In this poignant NYT wedding announcement, the father of the bride tells the story of his daughter’s abduction and rape 10 years ago, and how this tragedy ultimately led her to meet her future husband. Get ready to cry. A lot. (NYT)

– The debate about attachment parenting rages on: are women using family beds and breastfeeding as a way to avoid sex–or would their sex lives be failing anyway? (Slate)

– What should couples who already have hyphenated last names do when they get married? And when they have kids? A new generation of “hyphenated honeys” is facing issues their parents never imagined. (NPR)

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