On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here's what's on our radar this morning!

•Yesterday fast-food workers in seven major U.S. cities walked off the job demanding the minimum wage to be raised. [The Nation]

• Fracking camps in North Dakota have led to sex trafficking, often of Native women. [Fatal Sincerity]

• Laverne Cox of Orange Is the New Black dicusses her character Sophia, trans women in prison, and the Sylvia Rivera Law Project. [Salon] 

• Anthea Butler offers some perspective and history when it comes to women of color and feminism. [RH Reality Check]

• President Obama discussed race and racism a week or so ago—but when has a white president discussed white privilege? [HuffPo Black Voices]

• Texas's abortion restriction bills go into effect this fall—the next battleground will be in the courts. [Public News Service]

• Writer Mary Gaitskill reflects on her seminal book Bad Behavior 25 years later. [The Slant]

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by Kjerstin Johnson
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Kjerstin Johnson is a writer and editor in Portland, Oregon. She is the former editor in chief of Bitch. She tweets at @kajerstin

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