On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

It's Tuesday and International Women's Day!

• Learn more about the history of International Women’s Day! [Stuff Mom Never Told You]

Vanessa Angelica Villarreal’s poems bring her family’s history to light in narratives that draw on myth, magical realism​, ​and performance. [PBS]

Leaked internal data shows that a search query for “sexual assault” returns 6,160 Uber customer support tickets and a search for “rape” returns 5,827 individual tickets. [Buzzfeed]

• Pull back the curtain on the sexist, racist history of beauty pageants. [Racked]

A recent episode of This American Life leaves us to believe that rape victims have a responsibility to prove their case to others, because doubt is the natural byproduct of “how people think.” [The Establishment]

 

 

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