On Our Radar

It's time again! We're rounding up some of the most interesting things we read this week in another edition of On Our Radar!

  • Muslimah Media Watch's Ayaan Hassan introduces us to the latest character from the Marvel Comics Universe: Faiza Hussain, a British Muslim super heroine!
  • SKM ponders why Google didn't have a doodle to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the 19th Ammendment on Shakesville.
  • One for the bookmarks: our fabulous TelevIsm blogger RMJ offers a great primer on cis, cissupremacy, and cissexism on Deeply Problematic.
  • The title says it all: Sandip Roy writes on "Why Eat, Pray, Love Makes Me Want to Gag" on Alternet.
  • Gwen Sharp uses a karate studio's rejected advertisement featuring the gender policing of a young boy as a springboard to discuss the murky world of "unofficial/unreleased ad campaigns" on Sociological Images.
  • Gebe Martinez, Ann Garcia, and Jessica Arons look at the "birthright citizenship debate" as a "thinly veiled attack on immigrant mohers" at the Center for American Progress. Take a look at Michelle Chen's piece on Colorlines for more about the debate.
  • Amy Larocca profiles figure skater Johnny Weir for New York Magazine.
  • Spoiler Alert: Carrie Polansky reviews the gender politics of the new film Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World on Gender Across Borders.

Find something that piqued your interest this week? Leave it in the comments section!

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