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On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about a 100-woman march to DC and Richard Glossip, the potentially innocent man about to be put to death in Oklahoma.

California Poised to Ban "Redskin" Mascots from Public Schools

Last week, the California legislature passed an important racial justice bill: The California Racial Mascots Act bans public schools from using “redskins” as a mascot.  As long as Governor Jerry Brown signs off on the bill, California will become the first state to have a derogatory Native mascots written into their state laws.

From the HQ: We've Got To Be Bold About Asking You

Readers will never stumble across a thinly guised pitch from a company like Unilever aimed at reaching our "demographic" of smart, engaged feminists, or see a "guest post" about some new product that doesn't do anything but tell you how to live your life "better."

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about Ahmed, a white name generator, and the right-wing politics of the Coors owners.  

Rapper Uncle Meg: "I Do What I Wanna Do"

Genderqueer, feminist rapper Uncle Meg has never been shy about controversy. Her new five-track EP premieres today. 

Nearly 4,000 People Fighting California's Fires Are Paid Just $1 An Hour

Nearly half of California's wildfire fighting crews are incarcerated people.

Behold! A Portrait of Donald Trump Made From Menstrual Blood

Artist Sarah Levy painted Trump's face with blood from right out of her you-know-what. 

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about Matt Damon's mansplaining, Stephen Colbert's writing staff, and sexism in Hollywood. 

What "The Golden Girls" Taught Me About Bioethics

From HIV stigma to a mansplaining doctor, The Golden Girls discussed it all.

What's Your Gorgeous Hair Secret? Feminism.

Actress Connie Britton stars in a satirical video for  #AskHerMore, an effort to push reporters to ask actresses about more than just their looks. In a satirical short video from The Representation Project, the star of Friday Night Lights and Nashville explains how...