On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Happy Friday!

• So good! Dear White People is going to become a Netflix series! [The Hollywood Reporter]

• On catcalls, being biracial, and mothers. [Revelist]

The writers of the television show Saving Hope created and signed the Lexa Pledge in response to the ongoing criticism of writers’ propensity to kill off LGBTQ characters on television—due to the fact that it happens all the time. Among other points, the pledge acknowledges that the “Bury Your Gays” trope is harmful to the LGBTQ community—especially to queer youth. [Feministing]

• Crystal Galindo‘s art celebrates Chicanas, chingonas, and cholas. [Remezcla]

• Check out the new podcast Racist Sandwich, all about race and food. The first episode starts out with a discussion about the difficulty we often have connecting food to other issues, like race, gender, and class. [Racist Sandwich]

Here's what we published yesterday at Bitch!

The Hip Hop Wars author Tricia Rose discusses corporate music, hypermasculinity, and scratching out misogyny in music.

• This week’s Douchebag Decree goes to book clubs for manly men because it’s awfully hard to achieve equality when men still think they’re going to get girl cooties if they’re exposed to media that centers us.

• In this week’s Popaganda: How did our must humble piece of infrastructure become a cultural battleground?

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