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Report Reveals the Nation's Largest LGBT Group is a "White Men's Club"

Human Rights Campaign flags at a San Francisco marriage equality rally. Photo by torbakhopper.

Types of Trolls and How to Defeat Them

This is an excerpt from author Sam Maggs' new book The Fangirl's Guide to the Galaxy, which was published in May by Quirk Books.  

Trolls are terrible, no matter where you find them. 

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Happy Monday! Here's what we're reading today: 

• Rachel Dolezal resigned as president of the Spokane NAACP after her family told media that she was a white woman misrepresenting herself as Black. [Guardian] 

BitchTapes: Rock On, Canada!

Living in Canada for the last 16 years of my life, I've been fortunate enough to be exposed to the incredible array of Canadian talent this country has to offer.

Rock On, Canada from BitchTapes on 8tracks Radio.

More info and track list below the cut! 

What Happens When Two Best Friend Comedians Decide to Make an Internet Advice Show

At first glance, Just Between Us looks like any other YouTube channel with two friends vlogging and answering random viewer questions. But the scripted advice show format is really a guise for Allison Raskin and Gaby Dunn to feature their comedy. 

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here's what's on our radar today:

• Here are 115 Films by or about women of color! [Racialicious]

“Do Not Watch This if Your Motives Would Upset Me”: Emma Sulkowicz’s New Multimedia Project

A clear slogan painted on a wall at the Cambridge Student Union. Photo by Devon Buchanan.

If you type in “Emma Sulkowicz” on Google, the first thing that the search engine auto-fills after her name is “liar.” 

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here's all the news we're reading today: 

• America's largest mental health hospital is a jail. Here's a harrowing look at millions of people in prisons and jails across the country have mental health problems. [The Atlantic] 

At the World Cup, FIFA's Sexism is in the Spotlight

The Canadian national women's soccer team at a World Cup match this weekend. Photo by IQRemix. 

In 1991, international soccer organization FIFA held the first-ever official Women’s World Cup. 

Before You Watch "Orange is the New Black," Here Are 5 Facts To Know about Pregnancy in Prison

Season three of Orange is the New Black is (almost) here! While creator Jenji Kohan and the whole cast have been pretty tight-lipped about what we can expect this season, we do know that one of the themes is motherhood.