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Stars Within Our Reach: Dava Sobel's Latest Book Honors the women of the Harvard College Observatory

The Glass Universe reads like a series of biographies linked by science and women’s rights, and its stories span more than a century.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Leading with Love

Today we're reading about "Our First Stand," Obamacare, and hearbeat bills.

"Homeland's" Sixth Season Could Help the Espionage Thriller Ditch Its Islamophobic Rep—But Will It Work?

Season 6 offers an opportunity for Homeland to show how Muslim communities have been wronged by American policies.

BitchTapes: Holidaze Come-down

Still nursing that holiday burn-out? Use this mix to get back to you. 

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: It's Time to Take Sexism Seriously as a Political Force

Today we're reading about Jackie Evancho, Hidden Figures, and luchadoras.

Backtalk: Golden Globes & White Nationalist Book Deal

Dahlia and Amy dig into the recent Golden Globes with some highlights, lowlights, and Meryl Streep's anti-Trump acceptance speech for her lifetime achievement award. One of the highlights included Tracee Ellis Ross's win for her work on Black-ish, where she dedicated her award to women of color. The last time a Black woman won this award was in 1983 when Debbie Allen was given the...

Serena Williams Got Engaged to Reddit's Cofounder: Why Bigots, Black Men, and Feminists Care

At some point during the past decade, Hollywood decided that mixed couples just aren’t controversial anymore. The reality tells a different story.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: His Own Props, His Own Amen chorus, and His Own Facts

Today we're reading about Jeff Sessions, Tennessee, and Trump.

Some of Us are Brave : Lovely Speeches are Not Radical

In this political environment, we cannot afford to mistake nice liberal speeches for the radicalism needed to fight the dismantling of democracy and human decency.

#BlackGirlMagic Meets #BlackGirlScience in Hidden Figures

Johnson, Vaughn, and Jackson’s experiences at NASA fifty years ago will seem familiar to any woman today who finds she has to be the smartest person in the room in order to advance.

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