On Our Radar: Feminist News Round-Up

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Here’s what’s on our radar! 

• Janet Mock reminds us that representation of trans women is just one piece of the larger movement of trans liberation, especially when six women have been murdered in 2015 alone. [JanetMock.com]

• When it comes to discussions about sexual assault on campus, women with disabilities—who are often targeted—are left out of the picture. [Al Jazeera]

• Why Dove’s “Love Your Curls” campaign is problematic and appropriates from Black women with natural hair. [For Harriet] 

• Why is labiaplasty becoming so popular? [AlterNet] 

• “A Lost Possibility”: Women speak out about their miscarriages in this comics essay. [The Nib] 

• Did you know Monopoly was orginally an anti-capitalist game created by a progessive woman? [New York Times] 

• Rest in peace, Lesley Gore. [Guardian]

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by Kjerstin Johnson
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Kjerstin Johnson is a writer and editor in Portland, Oregon. She is the former editor in chief of Bitch. She tweets at @kajerstin

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