On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s all the feminist news on our radar today: 

• Some funny ladies in the Bay Area (above) are gearing up for Femprov, San Francisco’s first all-women improv festival. [Femprov] 

• Columbia University announced the Pulitzer Prize winners this week—here’s a rundown of all the nominated stories that deal with issues of race. [Codeswitch] 

• Writer Melanie Green tells us everything we never thought to ask about mammoplasty. [The Toast] 

• Who’s watching new HBO show Silicon Valley? I haven’t seen the show about the tech industry scene, but blogger Dr. Goddess wrote this disheartening response to the series’ only black characters so far. [Dr. Goddess] 

• Here’s a really interesting look at the creation of “teenagers” as a distinct age group between kids and adulthood. [Collector’s Weekly]  

• I love this profile of genre-pushing playwright Annie Baker

• OMG. The 13-year-old Mongolian eagle huntress. [BBC] 

What did I miss? Add what you’re reading to the comments.

by Sarah Mirk
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Sarah Mirk is the former host of Bitch Media’s podcast Popaganda. She’s interested in gender, history, comics, and talking to strangers. You can follow her on Twitter

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