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After Anorexia Killed Her Daughter, a Mom Pushes for National Change

A federal act named in honor of Anna Westin would make it easier to get treatment for eating disorders.

New Music Monday: Genders

The "casual rock-and-roll band" is on a new album that's being given away for free—with any donations going to a nonprofit that helps low-income kids get music lessons. 

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about abstinence-only sex-ed, Emma Thompson, and banning street harassment.

A Brief List of Terrible Things White Celebrities Have Said About #OscarsSoWhite

"Be patient, of course it will come. It took me years to get an Oscar."

BitchTapes: Black Alternative

A mixtape of artists who embody an edgy spin on what represents Black music.

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about the Harper Lee, art from prison, and women in start-ups.

Backtalk: Worst Oscar Responses & Hillary Problems

This week, we dig into all of the worst responses to #OscarsSoWhite and the lack of diversity in Hollywood. Cross your fingers that your fave white celebrity hasn't said something clueless or racist as we break down who said what, and why they're wrong. And we talk about what Gloria Steinem and Madeleine Albright had to say about why and how women should vote—and we're not sure it's helping...

Audre Lorde Thought of Self-Care as an "Act of Political Warfare."

Self-care can be subversive.

Digital Crackdowns on the Sex Trade Can Put Sex Workers at Risk

Raiding sex worker websites may look good for law enforcement—but it can push sex workers further underground. Heavy-handed online surveillance measures also push bonafide trafficking victims further from our view, making it more difficult for them to be identified and assisted.

The Importance of Expanding Sex-Ed to People with Developmental Disabilities

A long-time sexuality educator discusses the importance of teaching sex-ed to people with developmental disabilities.