On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s all the news on our radar today. 

• Today, citizens of Albuquerque are voting on a 20-week abortion ban. [Feministing] 

• While we should cheer the new female heroines like Katniss and Tris, we should also fight to see women who are not white, straight, cis, and thin on screen. [Bitch Flicks] 

• US Veterans who have experienced sexual trauma are less likely to succeed in getting healthcare for PTSD from the Veterans Affairs Department. [New York Times] 

• Why abortion funds are needed even in pro-choice states. [RH Reality Check] 

• Just like food and water, women’s safety needs to be a priority in aid after natural disasters. [NPR] 

• Walmart is at it again: a store in Ohio has started a food donations station for employees (rather than paying them a livable wage), and some of its employees will be striking, and union-backed groups announce a potential federal complaint. [Salon, Think Progress]

Post anything we missed in the comments. 

by Hannah Strom
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