On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

We made it to Friday! ::tiny victory dance:: 

• A 24-year-old sexual assault survivor is the driving force behind a new federal bill that would create and guarantee national standards for dealing with rape kits. [Guardian] 

Today’s wage gap factoid:  Across years of research, women who have never lived with a male partner make more money than women who have.

• Tumblr is a wealth of teen girls’ humor and insights—and that is wonderful. [New Republic] 

Black-ish recently aired an episode about a family discussion on race and the criminal justice system, an all-too-rare event for network TV. 

• And for your heart-warming pleasure: Seven female friendships on TV that have nothing to do with men. [The Mary Sue] 

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Sarah Mirk is the former host of Bitch Media’s podcast Popaganda. She’s interested in gender, history, comics, and talking to strangers. You can follow her on Twitter

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