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On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Good morning! Here’s all the feminist news and views on our radar today… • On Wednesday, Republican senator Lisa Murkowski became the third GOP Senate member to endorse gay marriage. Since then, the... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Here’s what we’re reading today! • Prism and the NSA spying program could disproportionately target and affect immigrants and people of color. [Colorlines] •... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

It’s Monday! I’m kicking off the week with this round-up of feminist news from around the internets. • Reflections on Father’s Day: Remembering a distant father who... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Here’s what we’re reading today. • On Tuesday, CBC aired a poignant interview with Joni Mitchell. The singer spoke about fame, her life as a painter, and giving her daughter up for... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Happy Wednesday! Here’s some of the news that’s on our radar today: Putting Rosie back in the kitchen? Cleaning product company Swiffer responds to recent outrage at their appropriation of Rosie the Riveter in their ads, and... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Happy Friday, fellow feminist-news junkies! Here’s all the wordy business on our radar this morning. • If you’ve been following the story of Beatriz, the young Salvadorean woman whose pregnancy threatens her life (she has severe medical complications stemming from lupus, and the baby... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Good morning, folks! Here’s all the feminist and feminist-adjacent news on our radar this fine morning. • Who says online activism doesn’t get results? Reebok has dropped Rick Ross as a spokesperson in the wake of his... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Good morning! Ready to start your weekend off right with a big bowl of healthy links from around the web? • Tyler Perry’s new movie, Temptation, looks to be a moralizing mess. But it’s also dangerously... Read more »

Why North Dakota's Abortion Ban is a Win for Right-Wingers—Even if they Lose

  The North Dakota legislature approved a “personhood” measure for the ballot last week—if the governor signs off on the measure, voters will decide in 2014... Read more »

Generation Roe is the Abortion Politics Book We've Been Waiting For

Finally: A smart book about abortion that doesn’t hew to a party line. Sarah Erdreich’s Generation Roe: Inside the Future of the Pro-Choice Movement, is an incisive and comprehensive overview of the current... Read more »

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Films and TV Portray Abortion as More Dangerous Than It Is

Films and television shows tend to present a skewed portrayal of abortion—when fictional movies and TV shows include a plotline about abortion... Read more »