On Our Radar: Feminist News Round-Up

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Here’s what’s on our radar! 

A new interactive map highlights the trend of increased abortion restrictions across the United States both before and after the passage of the ACA. [Kff.org]

The relationship between makeup and the scars of abuse goes way beyond Covergirl and the NFL. [Jezebel]

• After posting videos of women and men being assaulted in a so-called “prank,” Youtuber Sam Pepper has faced backlash through #ReportSamPepper. [Independent]

• In Pennsylvania a mother has been sentenced to jail for helping her daughter have an abortion. [NYtimes]

Marshallese poet Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner’s speech at the UN Climate Leaders Summit highlights that in the face of global climate change, “We have to do more than just survive.” [Salon]

• Writer Meghan Daum has a moving essay about deciding not to have kids. [New Yorker] 

Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone continues to speak out against sexism in Indian media. [BBC]

Louisiana Judge Edward Rubin declared the state’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. [Huffington Post]

• Check out Momma Tried, a new non-heteronormative nudie mag that is funding its second issue via Kickstarter—we interviewed its co-founders last month. [Kickstarter, Bitch]

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by Hannah Steinkopf-Frank
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Hannah Steinkopf-Frank is a Chicago-based freelance writer and photographer. Her work has appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Atlas Obscura, Columbia Journalism Review, In These Times, JSTOR Daily, Jewish Currents, and Paper Magazine, among others.

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