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On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s the news on my radar today: • Alpine skier Bogdana Matsotska has dropped out of Olympic competition in protest of the... Read more »

Figure Skating’s Rebels and Rulebreakers: Three Women Who Pushed Against Olympic Skating's Rules

Sad as I am to write this, it must be said: the Olympics are almost over. Part of me is thankful for this, as I’ve watched more hours of TV in the past week than my body or brain can adequately handle. As always, I have found the Olympics to be patronizing, exhausting, and simultaneously bloated... Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Olympic Spectacle

The most competitive sport in the Olympics, I would argue, is storytelling. Everything from the opening ceremony to the national uniforms athletes wear is carefully planned to create a specific story about the unique identity of countries (I'm not sure what story ... Read more »

"She Pulled That Off": Female Figure Skaters and the Olympic Comeback Tale

Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan seeming a little icy in 1994. (Photo via The other night, I took part in a shouted conversation—... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Happy Friday, folks! Here’s what’s on our radar this morning. • The talk of feminist Twitter since Wednesday morning has been this cover story from The Nation on “Feminism’s... Read more »

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s what’s on our radar today!A good round-up of the status of reproductive rights in the US and what to expect in 2014. [ColorLines] • The first gay... Read more »

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s what’s on our radar today! • Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduced a common sense but incredibly vital bill that would prevent employers from using credit checks in the hiring... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: The NHL Doesn't Care About Domestic Violence

If you don’t pay attention to the thrilling world of ice hockey, you likely haven’t heard about Semyon Varlamov (above), the star goalie for the Colorado... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Happy Friday! Here’s all the news on my radar. • This is classic: A Missouri lawmaker files suit to personally exempt his wife and... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Here’s the news on our radar today! • The University of Southern California is under federal investigation for mishandling rape allegations on campus. One... Read more »

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