On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup
It's Monday! Here's all the feminist news on my radar from over the weekend.
• "Who am I to judge?" says the Pope, in reference to gay priests. Will the chuch lighten up its attitude on homosexuality? [New York Times]
• The British Prime Minister's plan to block porn from all internet connections—unless the customer specifically requests porn access—doesn't bode well for accessing sex ed and queer resources online. [Autostraddle]
• As states around the country restrict abortion access and close clinincs, how far do women have to travel for a legal abortion? [Guttmacher]
• Speaking of abortion restrictions, North Carolina's governor has pledged to sign the bill that combines motorcycle safety with an abortion rights rollback. [RH Reality Check]
• Why aren't there more women in the atheist movement? Writer Soraya Chemaly has five reasons. [Salon]
• Selling feminism: A brief history of books that pitch feminism as sexy. [The Atlantic]
• Time to take a look at transphobia in academia. [Shakesville]
• Merrill Lynch's plan for encouraging female employees to succeed hinged on telling them to "seduce the boy's club." [The Frisky]
• Fat and faaaaabulous! Photographer Gabriela Hasbun put together a photo essay on members of the Bay Area's Health at Every Size. [Slate]
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