On Our Radar—Feminist News RoundupThe First Asian Woman to Host SNL in 20 Years


Asian-American actress, rapper, and internet personality Nora Lum, best known by her stage name Awkwafina (Photo credit: Flickr/Casi Moss)


  • Hundreds of immigrant children are being secretly moved into a barren Texas tent city. [New York Times]
  • Anita Hill notes juxtaposition between Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s calm, professional demeanor and Brett Kavanaugh’s emotional outburst. [US News]
  • Roman Polanski announces new film about a man wrongfully accused, and we’re already gagging. [Vanity Fair]
  • Two sexual assault survivors convince Senator Jeff Flake to delay Kavanaugh confirmation vote. [New York Post]
  • Let’s talk about the hypocrisy of who is allowed to perform anger. Hint: It’s men. [New York Times]
  • What it’s like to live in a chronically ill body that “can’t be fixed.” [Buzzfeed News]
  • How in the hell is Awkwafina the first Asian woman to host Saturday Night Live in nearly 20 years? [Paper Mag]

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