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On Our Radar: Feminist News Round-Up

Here's what's on our radar today! 

• It's Black History Month! Read up on Bridget "Biddy" Mason, who was born into slavery but became a Los Angeles entreprenuer and philanthropist. [Clutch]

• In the wake of Dylan Farrow's op-ed, some more reflections on artists who abuse: At Shadow and Act, Tanya Steele reflects on how to honor victims and at the Frisky, an anonymous writer discusses her father. [Shadow and Act, The Frisky] 

• Katherine Cross expands on "toxic" discourse online: For many trans women, transmysoginist violence on the Internet is far more heinous than feminist infighting. [RH Reality Check]

• Despite criticism from supporters of Palestine, and Oxfam dropping her as a representative, Scarlett Johanson has no intention of leaving SodaStream. [The Independent] 

• Sexism, racism, and science: A closer look League of Denial, the Frontline documentary on football and head injuries. [The New Inquiry]

• What if instead of going to a predatory "payday loan" business, you were able to do your banking safely at the post office? Senator Elizabeth Warren proposes a new way path toward fair financing. [Huffington Post]

• Lilit Marcus, who read only women authors for a year, has written a follow-up post about the reactions she got from readers and the media. [The Toast]

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Say hell no to Lierre Keith at the University of Oregon!

Bitch readers should check out this petition, asking an environmental conference to cancel a scheduled keynote by Lierre Keith, of Deep Green Resistance.

Solidarity is important, and we all need to be standing with trans people, especially the trans women targeted by Lierre Keith and other anti-trans feminists, right now!

Hooray for Bitch and other feminist venues that understand all our struggles are linked!! Yay.