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On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup: This is a call

Today we're reading about strikes, hackers, and Stanford.

Backtalk: Kaepernick’s Protest & Freelance Writer Problems

Amy and Sarah talk about big feelings on activist athletes. They dig into the media coverage of Colin Kaepernick's decision to sit during the national anthem and highlight what it means that soccer star Megan Rapinoe took a knee in solidarity with him. Then, they discuss the gender politics of being a freelancer in this economy—and the power dynamics that exist between editors and writers. ...

Finally, a Book Tells the Story of Black Female Math Whizzes Who Worked at NASA

"Hidden Figures" explores a history that's long been overlooked.

Making Good on What Ailes You: Fox News's Surprising Apology to Gretchen Carlson

When a media outlet is actually shaping the very face of a political party, what happens there matters acutely. 

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Greatest

Today we're reading about Sia, Laverne Cox, and Sex Ed.

Water Is Life: Native Groups Push Back Against Environmental Racism

The Standing Sioux's pipeline protest is part of a long history of indigenous-led environmental protests. 

Some of Us are Brave: Hate cute, fat, Black confidence? Stay mad.

Gabourey Sidibe won’t give entertainment media the weight-loss story they want, so some grimy, D-list websites are willing to make one up.

Set Phasers to Inclusion: Disabled Trekkies Talk Star Trek

Star Trek is perfectly ripe for social justice and disability representation.

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup: Smash the Patriarchy

Today we're reading about Stranger Things, the Nepantleras, and raises.

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