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Three Cheers for Tatiana Maslany of "Orphan Black"

After multiple seasons of snubs, Tatiana Maslany has finally received an Emmy nod for her work on Orphan Black.  Fans of the sci-fi show are understandably thrilled. 

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Good morning! Here’s the news on our radar today.

  In a speech before the NAACP, President Obama calls for criminal justice reform, including reviewing the use of solitary confinement and eliminating mandatory minimum sentencing. [Time...

The Five Most Sexist Moments in "Jurassic World"

This summer, Jurassic World shattered all financial expectations as it dominated domestic and worldwide box offices. 

In a New Documentary, Comedian Tig Notaro Laughs in the Face of Breast Cancer

During the first six months of 2012, comedian Tig Notaro endured a truly Job-like string of personal tragedies.

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Good morning, everyone! Here is what’s on our radar today.

The Pentagon announced it will now allow transgender individuals to serve in the U.S. military. [Time]

 

The Sisters Are Alright: A Conversation With Tamara Winfrey Harris

When I call up writer Tamara Winfrey Harris, I imagine us curling up on a sofa together, perhaps with some junk food and a bottle of wine, talking about our favorite TV shows and Spotify playlists. 

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Happy Tuesday morning, folks! Here's what we are reading today.

• The U.S. might soon join the ranks of 18 other countries that allow transgender people to openly take part in the military. The Pentagon is working on a plan that is expected to materialize early next year. [The NYT]

Skip "The Bachelor" and Watch "UnReal"

Lifetime's newest scripted series, UnReal, is a deliciously cynical behind-the-scenes look at the absurdity and horror of reality TV. 

Slip On These "Whiteness Goggles" and the Violence of Cultural Appropriation Disappears

A new series of prints by artist Roger Peet aims to address a tricky topic: cultural appropriation. 

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

• John Metta wrote an excellent essay about why discussions of racism in the United States are far too often just about white peoples' feelings. [Medium] 

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