On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup
Happy Monday! Here's all the feminist new on our radar today.
• Despite threats of arrest, a group of Saudi Arabian women are keeping up a "drive in" campaign challenging their nation's ban on women driving. [Guardian]
• New documentary The Graduates/Los Graduados follows six Latino teens as they struggle with whether or not to stay in school. Latino students have highest high school drop out rate of any racial or ethnic group. [Colorlines]
• A so-called "Morning-After Pill Brigade" protested five New York pharmacies that limit over-the-counter access to Plan B. [RH Reality Check]
• Writer Eliot Glenn points out the transphobia of Miss Trunchbull's character in Roald Dahl classic Matilda, which comes across particiularly strong in the stage version of the tale. [Salon]
• Verily promises to be a women's style magazine that does not include any photoshopping of models. [Feminspire]
• This collection of vintage Halloween cards includes some gems: a set of spooky cards about the fears of marrying an ugly man. [Sociological Images]
• And in absolutely horrible Halloween ideas: Dressing up in blackface as Trayvon Martin. Ugh. [Clutch]
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