On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

on our radar

Here’s what we’re reading today: 

• A horrifying new study shows that a lot of men don’t think rape is rape. From the study: “Almost a third of the men (31.7 percent) said that in a consequence-free situation, they’d force a woman to have sexual intercourse, while 13.6 percent said they would rape a woman.” [New York Mag] 

• Jamilah King lays out five major issues for LGBT people this year. [Colorlines]  

• The people behind the massive anti-choice March for Life are now targetting birth control, too. [Mother Jones] 

• People with less stable incomes are significantly less likely to vote. [People-Press] 

True Grit star Hailee Steinfeld will star in a new film about a genius teen with zero social skills—and there’s a female director, writer, and producer on the project, too. [The Mary Sue] 

• Check out a clip from a new PBS documentary about the history of the KKK. [Shadow and Act] 

• I’m not ashamed to admit that I read this entire illustrated listicle about ancient sex toys. [Mashable]

• And, finally, a new video breaks down myths about race in just three minutes. [Vox] 

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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