On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today is Super Tuesday!

• Few people ever hear about the remarkable women—several of whom were black—that crunched the numbers for the early U.S. space missions. Taraji P. Henson will be playing the history-making genuis Katherine Johnson in a new biopic. [Thought Catalog]

• This is happening again: Another GOP legislator has argued that rape does not cause pregnancy. [Salon]

• Everything you need to know about what happened at the Oscars. [Feministing]

The best female surfer in Brazil was refused sponsorship deals because she wasn’t considered pretty enough. [BBC]

A new Texas policy violates Title IX by discriminating against transgender athletes. [Think Progress]

This new video from the ACLU highlights the absurdity of and outrage over some politicians' efforts to restrict access to abortion—hilariously. [ACLU]

 

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