On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

on our radar

• Drop everything! Orange is the New Black launches its second season today. Victoria Law wrote about the real-life Piper's prison-reform activism and here's a list of orange cocktails to make while watching the show. [Bitch, Autostraddle] 

• A new exhibit in Mississippi is marking 50 years since the powerful Freedom Summer. [NPR] 

• There's a new graphic novel out that's all about the trial of Chelsea Manning. [Feministing] 

• Some important words of wisdom: How to not be a dick to a mixed-race family. [xoJane] 

• New romantic comedy Obvious Child, starring the great Jenny Slate, hits theaters nationwide today. It's so good to see a film that celebrates women being really funny. [Bitch Flicks] 

• Yes, the economy is picking up, but to a certain extent the United States is replacing good jobs with bad ones. [Sociological Images] 

• A recent study showed that Google's employees are overwhelmingly white and male. How can the tech giant fix its diversity problem? [The Grio] 

• Here's a fun rundown of outfits inspired by four kickass heroines. [Rookie] 

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by Sarah Mirk
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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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