On Our Radar—Feminist News RoundupBusy Philipps Accuses James Franco of Assault

James Franco and Busy Philipp's on the set of Freaks and Geeks in 1999 (Photo credit: NBC)


  • Taylor Swift finally speaks out against LGBTQ+ discrimination and systemic racism, and conservative men can’t deal. [The Cut]
  • Brazil’s right-wing, Trumpian candidate Jair Bolsonaro could very likely win the election. [Vox]
  • Jodie Whittaker’s debut as the first woman to play the Doctor is the most watched Doctor Who premiere in a decade. [WIRED]
  • Climate scientist on UN climate change report: “We need leadership that is not old, white, and male.” [The Slot]
  • GOP Senate nominee Kevin Cramer calls #MeToo a “movement toward victimization.” Voting reminder: his incumbent opponent Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (North Dakota) did not say this. [Vox]
  • Busy Philipps accuses James Franco of assaulting her on the set of Freaks and Geeks. [Vulture]

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