On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup
Here's what's on our radar this Monday!
• Suffragettes Who Sucked: Those early 20th-century suffrage activists who were awesome in some ways... pretty racist in others. [The Toast]
• Teyonah Parris—who plays Dawn on Mad Men—talks to Flavorwire about the exciting turns for her character in Season 7. [Flavorwire]
• Danielle Citron debunks myths surrounding revenge porn and free speech. [Forbes]
• Mychal Denzel Smith discusses his love for Outkast but his reservations about their misogyny. [Feministing]
• Author Daniel Jose Older looks at how the lack of diversity in books is only a symptom of a larger problem in publishing. [Buzzfeed]
• Why was the rape on last night's Game of Thrones depicted more violently than how it's written in the books? (Major content warning—descriptions of rape.) [AV Club]
• The final section on a three-part series about immigrant workers in New York City focuses on female cab drivers and the unique challenges they face in an already-tough industry. [American Prospect]
• Brave New Films has created a short film about the growing incarceration of women in the United States. Check out the video below. [US Prison Culture]
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