1. https://medium.com/@WordWeaverFree/as-the-mother-of-sons-4753af342a6

Alaura Weaver writes about how to raise boys to be respectful of women, and her own personal experience in doing so. She asks the hard question: are we raising our boys to be sexual predators?

2. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/nov/16/working-four-day-week-hours-labour?CMP=fb_gu

Owen Wilson wants us all to start working four day weeks – for productivity and health reasons. His argument convinced us.

3. https://www.theguardian.com/media/2017/nov/16/have-i-got-news-for-you-where-jo-brand-rebuked-all-male-panel-tops-complaints?CMP=fb_gu

Jo Brand shut down a panel of male comedians after they didn’t take sexual harassment seriously – that show turned out to be the most complained about episode of the last two weeks. Find out why.

4.  https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/nov/17/sarah-clarke-appointed-to-role-of-black-rod-parliament

The Queen has appointed the first woman to the position of Black Rod in Parliament in over 600 years, Sarah Clarke.

5. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/15/us/northern-california-shooting-wife.html

There was yet another shooting in America. Continued coverage and discussion around shootings in America are vital to keep a conversation about gun rights moving forward. The NY Times reports on the most recent tragedy.

6. https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2017/nov/16/kevin-spacey-old-vic-inquiry-finds-20-claims-of-inappropriate-behaviour

The Old Vic says that a ‘cult of personality’ is the reason Kevin Spacey’s abuses were kept under wraps for so long. The famous London Theatre apologises for ignoring so many of the claims filed against him in his tenure there.

7. http://www.indiewire.com/2017/11/jordan-peele-response-get-out-golden-globes-comedy-1201897841/

For some insane reason, Get Out was classified as a comedy in the Golden Globes nominations – and Jordan Peele was not happy.

8. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-42006450

To end on some good news, Australia voted yes to same sex marriage! Huzzah!

This Weekly Round Up was put together by Camilla Ackley and Elle Ayres.

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