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Texas Grand Jury Indicts Two Members of Group That Targeted Planned Parenthood

Today in delicious irony, an investigation clears Planned Parenthood of wrongdoing and indicts two extremists instead. In a statement released after the indictments, NARAL Pro-Choice America President Ilyse Hogue noted that this is a welcome conclusion, but not a time to jump for joy. 

Censor This! Five Art Projects Challenging Social Media Obscenity Rules

Sites like Facebook and Instagram sometimes flag female bodies as offensive.

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New Music Monday: tiny deaths

Moody Minneapolis-based duo tiny deaths mixes experimental electronica with soulful, rich vocals.

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about Bernie Sanders, Flint's water supply, and Viola Davis. 

Backtalk: #OscarsSoWhite and Serial

This week, they dig into how the lack of diversity at the Oscars shows the way the film industry systemically discriminates against people of color. Then, they dish on how the new season of Serial is not as good as they want it to be. 

BitchTapes: Baaaad Bitch Anthems for Self-Love

On this mixtape, up-and-coming and legendary women of color who speak to their experiences.

For "X-Files" Revival, Gillian Anderson Was Offered Half What David Duchovny Was Paid

Agents Mulder and Scully are a duo... but when Fox started the process of reviving "The X-Files" for six episodes, they initially offered Gillian Anderson half the pay of her co-star. Because, why? They’re fans of Californication? Anderson and Duchovny eventually negotiated to be paid equally for the revival—but it is sad.

Why "Whiteness History Month" Is a Good Idea

White people need to think about and interrogate race—that's not called "reverse racism," that's called paying attention. 

Daniel Holtzclaw is Going to Prison—But That Won't End Sexual Violence

All too often, justice is framed as, "Do you want prison or do you want nothing?"