On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

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Here’s all the news on our radar today: 

• In Southern California, crews are working to clean up an oil spill that dumped 105,000 gallons of oil into the ocean off the coast of Santa Barbara. [Guardian] 

• Instead of dishing up millions of school lunches on styrofoam, 4,500 schools across the country are switching to compostable lunch plates. [Treehugger] 

• Sixteen fast food workers document in photos what it’s like to live on $7.25 an hour. [Colorlines] 

• Is one way to close the gender gap to ban salary negotiations? What do you think? [Washington Post]

• iPhone voice Siri provides an interesting look at gender. [QZ] 

• Tweens talk about what dating is like these days (spoiler: it involves a lot of texting). [The Atlantic] 

• Check out the “ladies who Lego” in this clip from the upcoming Lego documentary. [The Mary Sue]

What did we miss? Add what you’re reading to the comments. 

by Julie Falk
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Julie Falk has been the Executive Director of Bitch Media since 2009.

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