On Our Radar: UniteWomen, Remembering Left Eye, and "Brogrammers"
Here's what we're reading this week:
- Unite Agains the War on Women is tomorrow! Visit UniteWomen.org to find a march or rally near you.
- San Francisco is buzzing about the recently opened antique vibrator museum. These vibrators are featured in the new film Hysteria (to be reviewed in our next magazine issue!)
- North Carolina pledges "atonement" for forced sterilizations.
- Think Progress compares the racism of Lesley Arfin of HBO's Girls to that of John Derbyshire, former National Review columnist.
- This week was Toronto's Feminist Porn Awards; the Daily Beast asks the age-old question, can porn be feminist?
- Radical, feminist band Pussy Riot is still detained in jail by Russian authorities.
- Tamara Winfrey Harris calls out Steve Harvey's book-turned-movie which probes black women to "act like a lady; think like a man."
- Britni Danielle has some words for People magazine and its whitewashing of Beyoncé.
- James B. Golden remembers Lisa "Left-Eye" Lopes and her musical legacy ten years after her death at Clutch.
- Tasneem Raja reports on the deeply ingrained sexism of the tech world at Mother Jones. "Brogrammers" and "hogrammers," really?!
- Check out this Q&A with the women behind the indie film Farah Goes Bang at Racialicious (and get ready for the most adorable Kickstarter video ever!)
- DJ Kuttin Kandi spoke with Colorlines' Akiba Solomon on her activism, fat discrimination, and the medical industrial complex.
- At Vivir Latino, Bianca Laureano and Maegan Ortiz review Zoé Salicrup Junco's independent film Gabi and its representation of Puerto Rican women and sexuality.
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