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On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

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Here's all the news on our radar today:

• A major story in the New York Times looks at how colleges handle sexual assault and how they often fail students. [New York Times] 

• Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and undocumented immigrant Jose Antonio Vargas has been detained by Border Patrol and has been held for several days. [Colorlines] 

• New film This is a Stereotype looks at misconceptions of Native Americans in our history and today. [Racialicious] 

• Obama's My Brother's Keeper initiative aims to improve the lives and opportunities of young black men—but what about young black women? [Aya de Leon] 

• Two transgender women say the West Virginia DMV turned them away when they tried to update their licenses to reflect their gender identity. [Rh Reality Check] 

• A Japanese artist was arrested for distributing "obscene" material: an image of her own vagina, which she uses to make vaginal dioramas and other crafts. [The Mary Sue, photo from Megumi Igarashi’s website

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Might be of interest:

Might be of interest: Instagram isn't just removing photos of women's nipples, but also body positive pictures of plus-sized women. http://racked.com/archives/2014/07/15/instagram-plus-size-discrimination...

Definitely of interest!

DO let Instagram know that you do not approve of this rank-and-file discrimination action and free-speech offense.