On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s what’s on our radar today:

• A Texas judge ordered a hold on President Obama’s executive action for undocumented immigrants, which offers short-term work permits and protection from deportation to immigrants who came to the U.S. as children or parents with U.S. citizen children. [Colorlines]

• For the young Palestinians who attempt to flee Gaza by crossing the border into Israel, it’s a matter of prison or death. [New York Times]

• Using Kanye West as a starting point, Arthur Chu looks into the double standard of “black excellence vs. white mediocrity.” [Salon]

• Here’s a look into how Utah is solving homelessness with the radical concept of giving homeless people free homes, therapy, and health care. [Mother Jones]

The Daily Show correspondent Jessica Williams is responding to critics who implied her choice to say she doesn’t want to host The Daily Show is a sign of Imposter Syndrome. [Hitfix] 

• Check out this interview with Fallon Fox, the  first openly trans MMA fighter, about our culture’s treatment of trans athletes. [The Guardian]

• And finally, speaking of athletes, check out this article on the importance of representation in professional wrestling. [Uproxx]

Anything we missed? Let us know in the comments below!

by Ariana Vives
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Ariana Vives is a former Bitch new media intern. She finally got into The Walking Dead and hopes some good will come from this.

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