On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s all the news on our feminist radar this morning!

• Tampon and pad delivery service HelloFlo released what might be the best (and loudest) advertisement for menstrual products ever. [BuzzFeed]

• As if we couldn’t get more exasperated with Robin Thicke, the artist of “Blurred Lines” fame believes that his objectifying music video is actually sexist in a good way and even claims that he has started a feminist movement. [PolicyMic]

• A report from the Guttmacher Institute reveals that family planning services have saved the government $10.5 billion and prevented 760,000 abortions. [Huffington Post]

• After facing accusations of plagiarism, Gawker decided to respond to one writer’s speculations of inappropriately reprinted material with a series of rude and profane tweets. [The Root] 

• Fed up with “take-down culture,” controversial author Hugo Schwyzer reports that he will be taking a break from online writing and cyber feminist spaces. [HugoSchwyzer.net] 

• A new PSA explaining the differences between “porn sex” and so-called “real” sex will forever change the way you look at fruits and veggies. [Bust]


What did we miss? Let us know in the comments!

by Marinda Valenti
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Past Feminist Radars

Do you happen to keep records of what you've posted here in the past? I wanted to refer someone to an article about Sweet Brown that I believe I read here.

If not, that's still ok!
Trouble with Tribbles near Tigard

click on the "news" tag

<p>You can read old On Our Radars by clicking on the <a href="/blogs/news-0" target="_blank">"news" tag</a> under the headline.</p>

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