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On Our Radar: Wednesday, June 29

Tegan and Sara and Charlie Rose? Uh, yes please. [Flavorwire]

• Not only are pelvic exams awkward, but doctors don’t even know if women really need them. [Quartz]

The delightful and brilliant Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie wrote a short story about Melania Trump in the style of Mrs. Dalloway. [The Atlantic]

• Deaf and queer communities are coming together all over North America to fight invisibility and oppression. [The Establishment]

• This Ijeoma Oluo review of “greasy-haired, struggle-beard” Matthew McConaughey in Free State of Jones is glorious. Sorry to the McConaissance. [The Stranger]

The NFL thinks it can promise to “end sexual violence in one generation” by investing $10 million over the next five years in a new coalition of sexual assault prevention organizations. [Elle]

The National Organization for Women awarded Emma Sulkowicz the 2016 Woman of Courage Award. She dedicated the award to “everyone who has not told me to get over it.” [The Cut]

Here's what we published yesterday at Bitch!

• Midtown residents have been on a rent strike since August 2015 and are refusing to pay the hikes in rent. This is the largest rent strike in San Francisco since 1978, when Ed Lee, the current mayor of San Francisco, organized residents of the Ping Yuen housing project in Chinatown.

Paid egg donation is often framed as a miraculous, even selfless, act when in reality it is a big business that hinges on well-oiled marketing and recruitment practices.

Think of the people who've suffered over the past three years as clinics have shuttered.

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