On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup
You've made it to the proverbial hump. Here's some of the latest news to get through it.
- With the prevalence and move towards "neat and tight" labia, women who don't fit into this category and don't care to are taking to the Internet to support one another in the most recent incarnation of the labia pride movement. [Salon]
- Sexism in technology isn't something that's new, unfortunately. Here's an infographic that breaks down statistics on pay. [Huffington Post UK]
- An explanation of why Lisa Lampanelli's use of racial slurs to describe Lena Dunham in a TwitPic just isn't okay. [Racialicious]
- Reminders of ways to be more inclusive of others can be nice. Here's a glimpse of how White members of the LGBTQ community can be more receptive to people of color. This piece is a great look into intersectionality too. [Autostraddle]
- Not only is there a new Facebook game on the block, but this one raises awareness of sex trafficking. Tired of Farmville? Look no further. [BUST]
- Yesterday marked 62 years since a very important day in women's rights history in Egypt. [Mona Eltahawy]
- Another day, another ridiculous claim. This one comes from Alabama state Rep. Mary Sue McClurkin and she's saying that abortions remove the largest organ from your body. [Huffington Post]
- Joseph Lamour over at Racialicious responds to cultural appropriation in Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Edition. [Racialicious]
- Jessica Valenti, founder of Feministing, on the "angry feminist" stereotype. [YouTube]
There you have it. Anything we missed? Tell us in the comments.
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