On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup
Here's all the feminist news on our radar today:
• California prison officials finally recognized the hunger strike inmates are undertaking across the state—they acknolwedge that inmates in two-thirds of the state"s prisons are on strike. [LA Times]
• Testimony is still going on regarding the newest revision of the Texas anti-abortion bill in Rick Perry's second special session. One Texas resident decided she had enough of her state's legislators and used her testimony time to call them out on their misogyny loud and clear. [Jezebel]
• DOMA may be dead in 13 states, but other parts of the country are still struggling for marriage equality--like Indiana, where same-sex marriage is officially considered a felony. [The New Civil Rights Movement]
• Chile's absolute ban on abortion is forcing an 11-year-old victim of repeated rape to carry through with a pregnancy that would put her and the potential life in danger. [Bust]
• Independent studio Braveart Films has raised nearly $47,000 towards shooting an adaptation of the young adult novel Carrie Pilby. This all-woman team has only two days left to reach its goal of $51,650, so go check out the Kickstarter! [Kickstarter]
• Are you a trans* writer? Trans* literary journal THEM is currently calling for submissions! Submit your work here. [THEM Lit]
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