On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s what’s on our radar today:

• Here’s a closer look at a study revealing why Hobby Lobby supporters are so fiercely against birth control and contraceptives. [Think Progress]

The Advocate looks at how Laverne Cox became an icon of the LGBT movement, with her face gracing the covers of numerous magazines this year. [Advocate]  

• A guy has raised over $40,000 to make potato salad in a jokey Kickstarter—in response, here’s a fundraising campaign to acquire the benefits of white privilege. Since Black women are paid only 69 percent of what white men make, this entrepreneur would like $135,000 to make up for 15 years of being underpaid. [Feministing] 

• A new study shows that having women in company leadership positions creates stronger, more resilent companies. [Mic]

• New photo book TransCuba documents the lives of transgender Cubans in beautiful portraits. [Mother Jones] 

• Hello, new favorite Tumblr: Beyonce Voters combines Beyonce lyrics with images of women in politics. [Tumblr] 

ruth bader ginsburg with a beyonce quote

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