On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here's all the news we're reading this Wednesday morning: 

• Today in “stop telling women to smile” news, a reporter asked Serena Williams why she wasn't smiling at an 11:30pm post-match press conference. She responsed, “To be perfectly honest with you, I don’t want to be here.” [Sociological Images] 

• Ever get in debates about the morality of abortion? Here are some handy rebuttals to stigmatizing arguments. [Salon] 

• Speaking of combatting abortion stigma, check out the hashtag #ShoutYourAborion, where people are sharing their personal stories of getting an abortion. [Twitter] 

• A new report shows that one in three migrants deported at the border experience some kind of abuse. [Colorlines] 

• A law that's supposed to be protecting babies is instead being used to put their mothers behind bars. [Mother Jones] 

• The religious right has a new enemy: The Muppet Show. [Advocate] 

• In closing, today is Celebrate Bisexuality Day. Yay! [Bi Visibility] 

What did I miss? Add what you're reading to the comments. 

by Sarah Mirk
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Sarah Mirk is the former host of Bitch Media’s podcast Popaganda. She’s interested in gender, history, comics, and talking to strangers. You can follow her on Twitter

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