On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s what’s on our radar!

 •  Move over Tea Party—there’s a new and terrifying rhetoric in town! Gay Denialism claims sexual orientation does not exist at all.  [Slate]

  Lest we forget, there are plenty of places in the United States where a Republican Senate hopeful like Chris Mapp thinks that using an anti-immigrant racial slur is nothing to apologize for and is about “as normal as breathing air.” [Salon]

  Actress and neuroscientist Mayim Bialik reasserts in an interview that “breastfeeding is not a sexual act.”  I still call her Blossom sometimes and she’s rad. [Huffington Post]

 In this article, Brentin Mock analyzes white supremacy in season two of House of Cardshow nearly “every person of color in the show thinks they have some measure of power” until they are shown, very quickly, otherwise. (Spoiler alerts!) [Colorlines]

• When men get breast cancer: Photographer David Jay created The Scar Project, a documentation of “the vulnerability and the strength of breast cancer patients, regardless of their sex.”  [New York Times]

  In the United States, low-paying service jobs have increased to nearly half of all jobs. This graph on labor projections for 2022 shows I will not be retiring my food-service apron any time soon.  Ouch.  [The Atlantic]

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