Subscribe to Bitch—an award-winning, 80 page feminist magazine. Image Map

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Here's all the feminist news on our radar this Monday: 

• Today is the 50th anniversary of President JFK signing the Equal Pay Act. As we know, a wage gap endures, with women making just under 80 percent what men make for full-time work, but there has been some major progress: Education now outweighs gender as a determinant of wages. [NPR, New York Times] 

• Speaking of shaky progress: Five ways Congress is aiming to fight rape in the military. [Guernica Mag] 

• Jury selection begins in the trial of George Zimmerman, who shot Trayvon Martin. What's really on trial here? [Colorlines] 

• Last week, a story went viral about a Texas court saying it's okay to shoot a prostitute who doesn't have sex with you. But RH Reality Check says that's a misreading of the verdict. [RH Reality Check]

• Argentinian sex workers have been putting up some cool street art to undermine stereotypes about themselves. [Feministing]  

Teen Vogue interviews Bikini Kill's Kathleen Hanna, on the release of a new collection of riot grrrl history and ephemera. [Teen Vogue] 

• How's the racial diversity of the Tony Awards? Not so good. [Racialicious] 

• An awesome Olympia, Washington rock and roll camp for queer youth and their allies is fundraising on Indiegogo. Go check out the campaign! 

What did I miss? Add what you're reading to the comments. 

Enjoy reading this article? Good news! Our quarterly magazine, Bitch: Feminist Response to Pop Culture, is packed with 80+ pages of feminist analysis, reviews, illustrations, and more. Subscribe today!

Subscribe to Bitch

Comments

1 comment has been made. Post a comment.

Didn't the judge say that the

Didn't the judge say that the evidence against Trayvon, like the marijuana use, etc, will NOT be permissible?

http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/05/28/18556018-judge-denies-delay-b...