On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup
Here's some news to help you over the hump that is Wednesday!
- Think you're living a sexism-free life? Think again. Andrea Grimes reveals the implications of the everyday choices feminists make and defends them. [Hay Ladies!]
- An open letter to Michelle Williams on dressing up as and equating Native Americans with Munchkins. [The Nation]
- Colorlines covers the heartbreaking death of 16-year-old Kimani Gray who was shot by the NYPD this past weekend after allegedly attempting to adjust his belt. [Colorlines]
- Defense attorneys of the recent Steubenville case will be pleading that date rape does not exist. [The Atlantic Wire]
- The new stats on gender disparity in publishing were released last week by VIDA. Here's what the editors at the least sexist publications had to say on their practices. [Flavorwire]
- Monica Roberts of TransGriot is the first transwoman keynote speaker at the 2nd Annual Black Transmen Conference which starts today, March 13, and goes through March 17. [TransGriot]
- Tell your stories of identity and gender to The Bandit Zine by March 15 for consideration in their upcoming issue. [Autostraddle]
- With all the awkwardness and realness Girls is servin' up, it leaves some wondering what's up with the lack of condom talk on the show. [Slate]
- Sure, things are mostly casual on Grindr, but that doesn't mean people shouldn't take it seriously. The app is actually changing the way people connect in more ways than you might think. [The New York Times]
So that's what we've been reading up on. Did we miss any links? Send 'em our way and let us know in the comments.
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