On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Congrats to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez!

The 28-year-old Democratic Socialist just ousted a 10-term congressman in New York.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Treatment of Kelly Marie Tran Exposes the Worst Elements of Fandom

Stop adopting and supporting hate speech and micro-aggression to make a point about a movie. White, male, cis Star Wars fans, you need to check your fandom. Read more »

The Endo Look: Body Positivity Needs to Tackle Chronic Illness

Like relationships we have with other people, the relationship we have with our bodies is not as polarized as all love or all hate. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: When Brands Like Lululemon Use Plus Models, It's Size Appropriation

The fashion industry is no stranger to the practice of commodifying the likenesses, dress styles, and traditions of marginalized consumer groups to whom it actively does not cater. Read more »

Radical Bodies: “Dietland” Author Sarai Walker On Her Taboo-Busting Book’s Journey To TV

Dietland’s willingness to engage with difficult, complex subjects—not least of which is women’s anger—feels deeply resonant right now.  Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Making of "Vida's" Radical Sex Scene

“It’s a radical act to put two brown bodies on the screen already, but to put two queer bodies having queer sex like this is a political act,” creator and showrunner Tanya Sarach said. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Henrietta Lacks is Finally in the National Portrait Gallery

Despite her substantial contribution to modern medicine, Lacks was never compensated or given credit. Read more »

Big Time: Julie Murphy’s Quest To Humanize Fat Girls

Puddin’ takes readers back to the small town made famous in Dumplin’. Read more »

BitchReads: 19 Books Feminists Should Read In May

Does it get any better than Zora Neale Hurston? Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: California might ban conversion therapy

The bill is headed to the state Senate. Read more »

Dear Oscars: Inclusion Is the Name of the Game

Ninety years after the first Academy Awards, Hollywood is still celebrating firsts. Read more »

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