On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s what’s on our Tuesday radar: 

• How the government shutdown affects federal employees, WIC users, and predominately communities of color. [Colorlines]

• Yesterday, “the Dream 30” crossed from Mexico in the United States in graduation caps and gowns, and are now in custody awaiting their status, the latest in bold immigration activism by young people. [The Guardian]

• Natalie Portman on feminist films: “The fallacy in Hollywood is that if you’re making a ‘feminist’ story, the woman kicks assand wins.” [NY Mag]

• Minh-ha T. Pham thinks the fashion industry should stop trying to diversify. [Threadbared]

• Gawker’s “Privilege Tournament” bracket is clearly just about white privilege. [Salon]

• Linda Ronstadt doesn’t care about your Hall of Fame. [LA Times]

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by Kjerstin Johnson
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Kjerstin Johnson is a writer and editor in Portland, Oregon. She is the former editor in chief of Bitch. She tweets at @kajerstin

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Vienna polls citizens on how

Vienna polls citizens on how they use public spaces, notice that women use them differently than men, and makes changes to make those spaces more comfortable and welcoming: http://www.theatlanticcities.com/commute/2013/09/how-design-city-women/6...

Lynda Carter on what it will take for Hollywood to make a Wonder Woman movie:

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