On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup
Here's all the feminist news on our radar today:
• Uganda held its first gay pride parade in 2012. Now the government has passed a draconian anti-gay law. Ugh. [Guardian]
• Meanwhile, South African queer folks face an uncertain future after the death of Nelson Mandela, who was a solid advocate for LGBT communities. [Autostraddle]
• Black women who get breast cancer in America are more likely than their white counterparts to die of the disease—how can we tackle the racial gap in breast cancer? [New York Times]
• Is there a way of calling people out on bad behavior that is not so traumatic for everyone involved? One writer suggests a practice of "calling in." [Black Girl Dangerous]
• After Ellen rounds up the worst fictional lesbian and bi character deaths of the year. The number one slot goes to the "cruelest, most callous bit of storytelling" ever seen on TV. [After Ellen]
• What you may have missed in Beyonce's new album: references to Afro-Brazilian traditions. [Feministing]
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