On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s what’s on our radar this Wednesday.

• Shakesville breaks down the consequences of electing conservative Tony Abbott as the new Prime Minister of Australia.  [Shakesville]

• Diane Anderson-Minshall of The Advocate explains why she’s going to see the new Enders Game film despite Orson Scott Card’s homophobic views.  [The Advocate]

• “Just who counts as a ‘woman of color?’”  [Code Switch]

• Contrary to the idea that women’s biological clocks are ticking faster, rates of infertility have actually gone down among U.S. women in the last three decades.  [Bedsider]

• In economic news: Nearly 1 in 5 adults is still living with their parents.  [Sociological Images]

• Captain Awkward gives great advice on how to deal with a partner who won’t help out with their share of household chores.  [Captain Awkward]

• The Census released new poverty statistics that shows the rate of Americans without health insurance has decreased, but race is still a defining factor.  [Colorlines]   

A chart showing rates of insurance

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by Hannah Strom
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