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On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about Indigenous Peoples Day, direct action, and an amazing sexual health guide. 

Thousands Descend on Seattle for GeekGirlCon

GeekGirlCon started five years ago as a gathering aiming to create community and celebrate women in science, technology, and arts. This year, tickets for the two-day conference in Seattle sold out. Over 6,000 gamers, cosplayers, artists, and other lovely nerds came to the conference to wander around the booths of crafty vendors, play board games, and attend panels on topics ranging from ...

The High Stakes for "Quantico" and Its South Asian Star

Quantico, which is being marketed as a cross between Grey’s Anatomy and Homeland, has held steady ratings in the two weeks since its premiere. Critics have heralded the show for its feminist leanings, colorblind casting, and for breaking ground as the first U.S....

Can We Stop Mocking Nicki Minaj Already?

The best-selling rapper gets judged more harshly for her sexuality than white pop stars. 

BitchTapes: Fun Songs for Sad Times

It's okay to be sad. But often when I'm low, I want an upbeat mixtape to help counter-balance my gloomy mood.

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about another school shooting, Ben Carson being offensive, and the fashion of "Empire." 

Meet the Asian-American Woman Who's Asking White Friends to Pitch In for Her Therapy

Racism causes real emotional and psychological damage.

FAQs: Bitch Media Fellowships For Writers

Have a question about our Fellowships for Writers that isn't answered on the application page? This might help. 

"I Had a Miscarriage." A New Line of Cards Aims to Ease Hard Conversations

For when Hallmark just won't cut it, a doctor created illustrated cards expressing empathy for miscarriage. 

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about breast cancer awareness month, Planned Parenthood, and #BlackLivesMatter