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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.

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

• The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the Texas bill that will leave only eight legal abortion providers open across the entire, gigantic state. It will also ban abortions after 20 weeks. [RH Reality Check]

Trans Women Are Women. Why Do We Have to Keep Saying This?

Caitlin Jenner posing on the cover of Vanity Fair

This Sunday, the New York Times ran an op-ed by feminist filmmaker and journalist Elinor Burkett, titled "What Makes a Woman?" 

Watch Comedian Jessica Williams Discuss the McKinney Police

On The Daily Show last night, comedian Jessica Williams discussed the recent incident where a police officer in McKinney, Texas grabbed a 15-year-old Black girl at a pool party and slammed her into the pavement.