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Woman, Fighter: Fallon Fox on Being the World’s First Openly Transgender Mixed Martial Artist

Fallon Fox is the world’s first openly transgender mixed martial artist. 

In "3 1/2 Minutes," We See a Life Cut Short

When I was a teenager, I’d get together with my girlfriends and drive places. 

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here is the news on my radar today.

• A white gunman killed nine people at a historic Black church in Charleston, SC last night—the clearly racially motivated killing is being investigated as a hate crime. [NY Times]

Black Women Can Barely Make the News, But Rachel Dolezal Gets National Media

Melissa Harris-Perry and Rachel Dolezal talking on MSNBC this Tuesday.

It is impossible to escape the media storm around the bizarre narrative of Rachel Dolezal, a former adjunct instructor of Africana Studies at Eastern Washington University and former president of the Spokane chapter of the NAACP. 

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Watch Janet Mock and "Sense 8" Star Jamie Clayton Talk Gender and Sci-Fi

In Sense 8, Jamie Clayton and Freema Agyeman play a couple named Nomi and Amanita.

New Netflix show Sense 8 is a thriller about eight strangers whose lives become intertwined.

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

• Yesterday was the final day for thousands of people with Haitian ancestry living in the Dominican Republic to prove they have a right to continue to live there. [The Toast]

In Theaters Now: Israel’s Gay Public Relations Campaign

A "Queers Against Israeli Apartheid" protest in Toronto in 2010. Photo via Creative Commons.

Two 2012 films, Out in the Dark and The Invisible Men, have similar plotlines: They center around conflicted love stories between gay Palestinians and Israelis, in which Palestinian protagonists seek refuge in...

Oh Joy Sex Toy: The New Magic Wand

Oh Joy Sex Toy is a weekly comics series that graphically explores sex  and sexuality. This week, Erika Moen reviews the revamped Magic Wand vibrator. 

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here's what's on our radar!

• Jamilah Lemieux writes about the need to recognize racism specifically from white women in the context of Rachel Dolezal and the McKinney pool incident. [Ebony]