On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Happy Monday! Want to get this weekday roundup in your inbox? Sign up at the bottom of this post!

• On Friday, Hillary Clinton said, “If right-wing politicians actually cared as much about protecting women’s health as much as they say they do, they’d join me in calling for more federal funding for Planned Parenthood.” [Rewire]

President Obama delivered another statement after a mass shooting this weekend, something that has become an all-too familiar ritual. He said, “We have to decide if that's the kind of country we want to be. To actively do nothing is a decision, too.” [NPR]

Bob Poe, a Democratic candidate for central Florida's 10th Congressional District, revealed that he is HIV positive. “So now it’s time to come out and share this with you publicly, so that we can begin to have this discussion and remove the fear and the stigma and the shame that goes with this,” he said. If elected this year, he would be the first openly HIV-positive member of Congress. [ThinkProgress]

Broad City co-creator Ilana Glazer warned a crowd about a New York man she’s heard about who tries to pick up girls by claiming he’s a writer on her and Abbi Jacobson’s show. [The Mary Sue]

What do Elvis, Mick Jagger, and Meghan Trainor have in common? [MTV]

Here's what we published yesterday at Bitch!

• In this BitchTape: Confident and sexy vibes tinged with heat-wave hysteria.

• Douchebag Decree! It's almost hard to be truly angry at this type of douchebag. Almost.

Advice from author and comedian Sara Benincasa, whose new book is called Real Artists Have Day Jobs.

• The U.S. only recognizes “male” and “female” on passports—but a new ruling could help change that someday.

green and blue gradient background with the words "bitch HQ" in the center

You’re reading a post from the Bitch Media HQ Crew!

Get Bitch Media's top 9 reads of the week delivered to your inbox every Saturday morning! Sign up for the Weekly Reader:

0 Comments Have Been Posted

Add new comment