On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup
Good morning! There's no better way to start Monday than reading all the feminist news from the weekend.
• The Iron Lady has died! Margaret Thatcher remade Britain during her time as prime minister, championing an austerity budget, free market politics, and war. She's remembered as a tough leader, but one who oversaw an increase in poverty. [New York Times, Guardian]
• The tricky politics of achieving freedom with nudity: Feminist Wire has an op-ed on "how Femen went wrong." [Feminist Wire]
• How should we deal with politicians who have done a 180 on sames-sex marriage? Forgive and move on? [The Atlantic]
• What's it like to be gay at perhaps the country's most conservative college? [Autostraddle]
• Singer India.Arie was accused of lightening her skin for her new album—which she and others say is absurd. [Colorlines]
• The new lesbian dad: Queer parents continue to reinvent what parenting means. [Advocate]
• More commentary on the world of impractically dressed female superheros: "Fully dressed superheroines." [Badass Digest]
• Two sisters from Oregon's Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla reservation are making a big splash in the women's NCAA Final Four. [New York Times]
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