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On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

You’ve made it to the proverbial hump.  Here’s some of the latest news to get through it. With the prevalence and move towards “neat and tight” labia, women who don’t fit into this category and don’t care to are taking to the Internet to support one another in the most recent incarnation of the labia pride movement. [Salon] Sexism in technology isn’t something that’s new, unfortunately.  Here’s an infographic that breaks down statistics on pay. [Huffington Post UK] An explanation of why Lisa Lampanelli’s use of racial slurs to describe Lena Dunham in a TwitPic just isn’t okay. [Racialicious] Reminders of ways to be more inclusive of others can be nice.  Here’s a glimpse of how White...

On Our Radar: Jenni Rivera, Trolls, and Mental Illness

This week has unfortunately been filled with tragedy.  When we weren’t reading the news, we were reading up on some of this week’s other big issues.  Here’s what we found: Jenni Rivera died in a plane crash in Mexico this past weekend.  Here’s an excellent... Read more »

On Our Radar: Gendered Toys, Superheros, and Katy Perry

Oh my—yet another week of F-bombs, pink shit, and sexism.  Here’s a roundup of nine of the best posts the Internet had to offer this week.  A rad 13-year-old named McKenna Pope called out Hasbro for its blatant girls-only marketing of the famed Easy Bake Oven.  This piece is... Read more »

On Our Radar: Willow Smith, the C-word, World AIDS Day, and WAM!'s benefit auction

We’ve got boat loads for you to dig into this week. From Willow Smith and Tavi Gevinson to dating customs and some organizations well worth your time, this week’s On Our Radar is jam-packed! Read on… Does she wip her hair back and forth, even while it’s buzzed? We think so... Read more »

On Our Radar: TDOR, The Walking Dead, and Condoms in Porn

There have been plenty of ups and downs around the world (wide web) this week.  Here’s just a taste of the things we’ve been keeping up on: Here’s Sarah Thomasin’s reaction to the tragic and ultimately unneccesary death of Savita Halappanavar. [The F Word]... Read more »

On Our Radar: Election Day, Masculinity, and Margaret Cho

Phew, we can all relax a little now that Election Day is over.  GOBAMA!!  In case you missed out on your internet browsing during the fury of all that was November 6th, here’s a round-up on what we’ve been reading: Sure, there’s always room for more progress, but let... Read more »

On Our Radar: Special Halloween Edition!

We hope you’re enjoying this Halloween with lots of candy, costumes, and fun! Here’s a special On Our Radar round-up of links we love around the web, including zombie history, horror-film heroiens, and a reminder to not be a total racist!... Read more »

On Our Radar: Jay-Z, Amy Poehler, and the Mom-in-Chief

Another week, another roundup! You’ve read Zadie Smith’s On Beauty, now read her On Jay-Z [New York Times] Having trouble coming to terms with Amy Poehler... Read more »

On Our Radar: Queers of Color in Media, Todd Akin's Stupidity, and Amy Poehler's New PSA

Summer’s winding down, I’m reporting from the East Coast, and this has been another week. What’s up? The latest episode of The Peculiar Kind features queers of color in media, plus, ... Read more »

On Our Radar: More "Casual" Racism, Gender Play, and Pussy Riot

Another week has gone by, and this one was my last (official) week at Bitch! Wanna be the (newest) new media intern? Check out the job description here! Seriously?... Read more »

On Our Radar: Tearing Down the "Typical" Trans Narrative, Casual Racism, and the 12th Annual Portland Zine Symposium!

After a hot few days, it’s finally cooling down in Portland. Here’s what we’ve ben reading. I believe I was born in the right body; transgender, yes, but there’s nothing “wrong” with me. Thomas... Read more »