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The Truth about TV News Is Far Scarier Than Fiction

The points these movies are making—that news is selectively curated, hosts can be vapid, and commercial television is motivated more by profit than public service—were perhaps shocking once but are now the least of our problems.

Memes to an End: Making the Case for the Living Wage on TikTok

Customer-service workers are sick of being abused and devalued, and while their skits are funny, they’re also communicating a shift that needs to happen in a society that prides itself as progressive.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Medical TV Shows Are Helping Real Doctors during the Pandemic

The crews of Station 19Grey’s AnatomyThe Good Doctor, and New Amsterdam have all given their show’s supplies to hospitals in need

Thanks to Coronavirus, Abortion Clinics Are under Attack—Again

Many abortion patients are now at greater risk of uninterrupted, hostile behavior from anti-abortion protesters.

BitchReads: 13 Books Feminists Should Read in March

Reading can be such a relief in such strenuous times.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Texas Has Banned Abortion during the Coronavirus Outbreak

The order came a day after Texas Governor Greg Abbott said abortion did not qualify as “essential” care amid the coronavirus outbreak.

11 TV Shows Feminists Should Watch While Social Distancing

Since it’s difficult to keep up with the sheer amount of television in ordinary times, hopefully these days of quarantine offers a chance to play catch-up.

Taking the High Road: Kesha’s Music Creates a Path of Healing for Survivors

You do not have to be defined by something that was done to you.

Fake It Off: Reddit’s r/Illnessfakers Community and the Politics of Disbelief

The continued tracking of alleged over-the-top chronically ill influencers is part of an established cultural history of believing that chronically ill people, particularly women, are exaggerating or faking their illnesses for profit.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Are Black Communities Getting Equal Access to Coronavirus Tests?

The approval process for testing for COVID-19 is particularly vulnerable to implicit biases.