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On Our Radar: August 10th
• Reporting on sexual violence can increase awareness of the violence so many of us face. But it’s not just whether media reports on sexual violence that matters—it’s also how. [Feministing]
• This Olympic proposal is too amazing. [Autostraddle]
• TV host, professor, and writer Marc Lamont Hill on Michael Brown, imperfect victims and getting past survival mode. [Colorlines]
• Jacqueline Woodson explores Black girlhood in Brooklyn in her new novel. [NPR]
• What it takes to become an abortion provider in red-state America. [Fusion]
• FX made a major push to hire more women and people of color behind the scenes, and now 51% of the channel’s roster of directors are currently people of color or women. [The Guardian]
• Rock Against the Trans-Pacific Partnership has a new music video out as they embark on a nationwide tour.
Here’s what we published yesterday at Bitch!
• One of goth culture’s most important messages is that the feminine is something to be embraced and celebrated.
• They’re the number one women’s soccer team in the world. But their most formidable opponent is the wage gap.
• “I was skeptical that yoga would help me deal with past trauma. But what I learned changed my life.”