On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup
Here's what's on our radar today!
• Here come by the body police: Internet commenters shame pregnant woman about weight lifting. [NYT]
• Women make up only 20% of conductors in US orchestras, making conducting one of "the last glass ceilings in the music industry." [Mother Jones]
• Trans*H4ck, the first hackathon dedicated to helping the trans community, showcased great new projects like a user-editable trans resource database and a trans health wiki. [Geek Feminism]
• It's Banned Books Week! Ever noticed that lot of the most frequently banned books in the US are by women and people of color? [BlogHer]
• Izzy Chan discusses her new documentary, "The Big Flip," about the complications in social expectations that come up when the wife is the breadwinner of the household. [The Hairpin]
• PBS Game/Show asks the question, "Do Gamers Need Anita Sarkeesian's Feminism?" Answer: Unsurprisingly, yes. [PBS]
• Claudia over at Autostraddle explains why intersex issues matter to LGBT activism. [Autostraddle]
• Of eighteen speakers, only one woman will be included in the New York Times Dealbook roster this year. [Jezebel]
• Check out some independent queer TV and watch the first episode of Dyke Central. [Dyke Central]
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