On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Happy Monday! Here's all the new we're reading today: 

• After historic elections where they were allowed to vote for the first time, what does the future hold for Saudi women? [NPR] 

• Here's an important look at how anti-Muslim sentiment plays out in classrooms across the United States. [Guardian] 

• The entire water supply of Flint, Michigan has dangerous levels of lead. [RH Reality Check] 

• New film Carol, starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara as women who become romantically involved in the 1950s, opens this week and is already topping lists of the best films of the year. Critics are calling it “the lesbian film we've been waiting for.” [Variety, Indiewire] 

• Did you know ABC is working on a sitcom about Nicki Minaj's teen years? And that Whoopi Goldberg will be in it?! [Shadow and Act] 

• How nice: A handy guide to navigating frustrating conversations about gender with your family over the holidays. [AAUW] 

• I love this audio story about the lives and identities of Latino people with disabilities. [Latino USA] 

 

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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