On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup
Here's all the news on our radar today:
• South Carolina politicians are trying to punish state universities for assigning LGBT-themed books (including Alison Bechdel's Fun Home) as required reading for students. "Faculty, not politicians, ultimately must decide what textbooks are selected," responds the College of Charleston's president. [RH Reality Check]
• Interviews with nearly 4,000 executives reveal depressing results that are no surprise: most male executives don't feel guilt over work-family balance and see that as mainly a problem for women. [Slate]
• A Harvard economist argues that providing employees more autonomy and flexibility could help end the gender pay gap. [The Atlantic]
• Learn about the Texas politician who "could be the future of her party"—Leticia Van de Putte. [Mother Jones]
• Arizona's legislature is pushing for a bill that would call for surprise state inspections of abortion clinics. [Reuters]
• Arab writer Randa Jarrar sounds off on why she can't stand white belly dancers. [Salon]
• Racialicious has an essay about comedians, like Louis C.K., appropriating words for comedic—but offensive—effect. [Racialicious]
• A mall in Indiana has banned hoodies "for the safety of everyone." Right. [The Grio]
What did I miss? Add what you're reading to the comments.
Comments1 comment has been made. Post a comment.
Have an idea for the blog? Click here to contact us!
Captha (not verified)
CtrAltDel (not verified)
no name (not verified)