On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Another week almost overtime for our Friday dance!

• Black girls are suspended from school six times more often than white girls—Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools digs into these untold stories. [NPR]

Jian Ghomeshi was found not guilty on four counts of sexual assault and one count of overcoming resistance by choking. In a verdict pronouncement reeking of victim-blaming, Justice William Horkins questioned the three complainants’ credibility. [Ms.]

• More proof that preconceived notions about sexual assault have far-reaching and dangerous consequences. [Hazlitt]

• Daniel Arzola’s “artivism” highlights the challenges and pressures that marginalized communities—especially queer and transgender individuals—battle every day. [The Establishment]

• Fascinating thoughts on gender and public speech. [JSTOR]

• Join the New York Neo-Futurists in smashing the patriarchy! [New York Neo-Futurists]

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