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On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Following Trump Tweets, Israel Bars Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar

This comes directly on the heels of Trump’s tweets telling Reps. Tlaib and Omar to “go back” to the “broken” countries they came from.

Yes, We Sketch Too: What “A Black Lady Sketch Show” Means for Comedy

 Black women know how to create space for each other in a very special way. This show is a testament to that.

Technology Isn’t Neutral: Ari Fitz on How Instagram Fails Queer Black Creators

“Technology has this way of feeling so neutral, like a bug is just a bug, but it’s really racism and sexism and bias masquerading as a bug.”

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: “A Black Lady Sketch Show” Is Everything We’ve Been Waiting For

A Black Lady Sketch Show recognizes that “black ladies” come across a variety of gender identities and sexualities. Black lesbians are funny. Black queer women are funny. Black trans women are funny. And we aren’t going anywhere, any time soon.”

A Pleasure to Burn: One Family’s Hot-Sauce Heirloom

In my family, harming yourself is unholy, unless that harm is eyes watering from tasting hot sauce.

Writing Toward Truth: Bassey Ikpi’s New Book Reckons with the Lies Mental Illness Weaves

“…the lie that sustained itself for so long becomes true in its own way. It becomes a part of the story.”

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Donald Trump’s War on the Poor Continues

“The White House is reviewing a new rule that will allow states to expand the number of people who have to pass drug tests to get unemployment benefits.”

Marianne Williamson Isn’t a Meme—She’s a Danger to Disabled People

Maybe this time around, when disabled people raise the alarm, everyone should listen.

Glitter Tears: On “Euphoria,” Fashion Is (Sometimes Painfully) Symbolic

Many have taken note of the glittery, bold makeup of Euphoria.

Be the Monster: Sady Doyle Draws a Macabre Road Map of Female Monstrosity

Throughout history, patriarchal social norms have dictated an acceptable set of standards—mental, physical, relational, sexual—that non-cisgender men must conform to.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: How TikTok Fuels the Hate Speech Epidemic in India

“Videos found on TikTok include casteist-hate speech posted by users identifying themselves from high castes.”

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