On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Happy Wednesday!

• Hurray! President Obama designated the Sewall-Belmont House a national monument. Suffragette Alice Paul wrote the Equal Rights Amendment there. [Medium]

• In what states do women have the most and the least political representation? [NPR]

• This history of the terrible trope of “wily women” being spanked into obedience by men is fascinating. [Jezebel]

The New York Times asked female architects among its readers to talk about their experiences in the profession. Here are excerpts from some of the 200 responses they received. [The New York Times]

Yesterday was Beverly Cleary’s 100th birthday! [Slate]

Here's what we published yesterday at Bitch!

• Food isn’t simple. These five zines tell stories that connect food, family, and identity.

• You can have as non-traditional a wedding as you want, says Bear, but some people will still be frustratingly terrible people

• Author Sarah McCarry discusses her book About a Girl, a coming-of-age story centering on a queer teen

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