On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

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On our Radar: Friday, July 1st

• Two days, four big wins for reproductive rights from SCOTUS! [Mother Jones]

• Survivors of sexual assault are gathering to call for the removal of Judge Persky, the sentencing judge in Brock Turner’s case. [Ms.]

Here’s a response to #OscarsSoWhite: The Film Academy invited a record 683 new member this year, 46% of which were female and 41% of which were people of color. [The Hollywood Reporter]

• Democrats Misty Snow and Misty Plowright are the first trans people to be nominated by their political parties for a Congressional seat. [Autostraddle]

• The Pentagon has lifted the ban on transgender people serving in the military. [ThinkProgress]

Here's what we published yesterday at Bitch!

• Welcome to Wheel of Feminist Fortune!

• Today is The Daily Show correspondent's last day—but hopefully we'll see more of Jessica Williams very soon.

Sherman Alexie’s first picture book is all about a loving search for identity. 

The Toast is closing, and sadly, we must say goodbye. We share our favorite articles from the site.

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