On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup
Here's all the news on our radar today:
• Washington Post columnist George Will argues in an absurd opinion piece that statistics about sexual assault are exaggerated and that rape survivors lie about their experiences to claim a "coveted status that confers privileges." Wait, what?! [Salon]
• Meanwhile, in reality, it looks like schools are being too easy on students who commit sexual assaults. [Slate]
• This weekend's Tony Awards were the "blackest ever," with big wins for A Raisin in the Sun. [Ebony]
• Michigan Republicans jokingly tweeted "Don't say we don't understand women" with a photo of three male state representatives reading fashion magazines. That might be funny if the Michigan GOP wasn't constantly undermining women's rights. [CNN]
• The great Emily Nussbaum discusses the often-overlooked British TV show My Mad Fat Diary. [New Yorker]
• Children of immigrants who are applying for citizenship will have to start the paperwork all over again when they turn 21, the Supreme Court ruled today. [Guardian]
• R. Kelly's child came out as transgender—the reporting around his identity shows the depth of trans ignorance in media. [Jezebel]
• Anyone who's done online dating will probably connect with this rant about guys who don't ever read books written by women. [The Frisky]
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