On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here's what we're reading this Tuesday: 

• Five Black Lives Matter protesters were shot and injured in Minneapolis last night as they camped outside a police precinct. According to witnesses, the shooter was a white supremacist counter-protester who opened fire after protesters tried to get him to leave the scene. [Star Tribune] 

Planned Parenthood has filed suit against Texas, hoping to reverse the state's decision to cut off the reproductive health provider's Medicaid funding. [New York Times]  

• Donald Trump leans on racism, bigotry, and the politics of fear. [The Atlantic] 

• Canada is working on a plan to prioritize refugee status for gay men fleeing Syria. [Advocate] 

• In the new Hunger Games film, Natalie Dormer plays the tough-talking Cressida. In Game of Thrones, she's a scheming queen. Dormer talks about these characters and female sexuality onscreen in a new interview. [Guardian]  

• “Jessica Jones is not a perfect television show, but it is a perfect punch in the face to the reasons the art of superhero storytelling has mutated into one of the most sexist industries in America.” [Autostraddle] 

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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