On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here's all the news we're reading this Tuesday: 

• Yesterday, a grand jury declined to indict any police officers in the death of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old boy who was shot and killed by Cleveland officers last year while he was playing with a toy gun. [Vibe] 

• Over 100 people braved the cold in New York City last night to protest the lack of indictment. “March on with no fear, we do this for Tamir,” the group chanted. [Gothamist] 

• A new video explores the ruins of an NSA spy station. Spooky stuff. [The Atlantic] 

• Check out The Advocates' list of 40 “exemplary LGBT people” under the age of 40, including activists like DeRay Mckesson and Omar Sharif, Jr. [Advocate] 

• Last year, pop star Kesha filed a law suit alleging that producer Dr. Luke sexually assaulted her—now she's been unable to make new music, but Dr. Luke is still working. [Salon] 

• Looking back on the year in reproductive rights, states across the country enacted 57 new laws restricting abortion. [Guardian] 

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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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