On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here's all the feminist news on our radar today!

• First it happened in Utah, now equality has made progress in Oklahoma: A federal district judge in Oklahoma struck down the state's same-sex marriage ban as unconstitutional. [Slate] 

People had the opportunity to interview First Lady Michelle Obama and used the chance to ask her about important issues like whether she will ever get Botox. [Think Progress] 

• The Supreme Court threw out the FCC's net neutrality protections—three cheers for Verizon! Here's a breakdown of what net neutrality means and why this ruling is bad news for those of us who happen to use the internet. [CNET] 

• A study of sexual abuse among incarcerated youths found that eight percent of the thousands of kids in juvenile facilities were abused by staff—the majority were boys abused by female staff. [The Atlantic] 

• Anti-abortion protesters are challenging the "buffer rule" that bars them from blocking abortion clinic doors. [Guardian] 

• Janelle Monae is going to sing a song on Sesame Street! I REPEAT: JANELLE MONAE IS GOING TO SING A SONG ON SESAME STREET! And, judging from this behind-the-scenes video, it will be great. [Colorlines] 

 

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Sarah Mirk is Bitch Media's online editor. She's interested in gender, history, comics, and talking to strangers. You can follow her on Twitter

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