On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup
Here's all the feminist news on our radar this Monday morning.
• Even big businesses agree that government spying undermines freedom: Google, Apple, and Microsoft wrote an open letter to Obama saying the NSA's surveillance goes too far. [The Atlantic]
• Nelson Mandela didn't just change South Africa—he impacted black-led social justice movements around the world. [Colorlines]
• San Diego's epic douchebag of an ex-mayor is about to be sentenced for sexually harassing at least 20 women. [Guardian]
• Some of the reporting on the recent news that Plan B doesn't work for women who weigh over 176 pounds has deviated into fat shaming—it's important to note that the drug's failure doesn't have to do with whether people are "obese" or have a high BMI. [RH Reality Check]
• How did anti-abortion-rights Congressional Republicans accidentally wind up expanding abortion coverage for Congressional staffers? Well, it's a funny story. [Mother Jones]
• One writer explores her love-hate relationship with Joss Whedon. [Bitch Flicks]
• The Advocate gathers photos from 24-hours in LGBT America. [The Advocate]
• An intrepid Autostraddle writer personally reviews an ancient "massager," the Handy Hannah Vitalator. [Autostraddle]
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