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On Our Radar: August 17th
• Yes! Leslie Jones launches #LOVE4GABBYUSA after Olympian Gabby Douglas was harassed on Twitter. [Complex]
• On Nate Parker’s college rape case and why Black women shouldn’t watch the new film Birth of a Nation. [Clutch]
• Nancy Wheeler Forever! [Fusion]
• A gun’s presence makes it five times more likely that a woman in a domestic violence situation will be murdered—including when the gun was not purchased by the killer. [Salon]
• On Marina Abramovic, Vanessa Beecroft, and the white artist’s gaze. [The Atlantic]
Here’s what we published yesterday at Bitch!
• New BitchTape! Le Bucherettes frontwoman Teri Gender Bender curated a mixtape for our fall issue.
• In Oh Joy Sex Toy: A pap smear can be intimidating. Here’s a guide to help you feel prepared!
• Thao Nguyen not only brings down the house—she’s a committed prison reform activist.
• Courtney Bryan’s activist orchestral songs respond to police brutality.
• Help us cast Bitch’s 13!