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]
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