On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

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Here's what we're reading today:

• Before 1984, the number of women working in computer science was on the rise—then dropped precipitously the culture of computers came to "represent a place for disaffected young men to exercise power." [Salon] 

• That instantly viral "F Bombs for Feminism" video isn't funny, writes Rebecca Hains, it's exploitative. [Rebecca Hains] 

• Journalist Rebecca Carroll wrote a powerful essay about deciding to quit mainstream journalism because she's sick of racism in newsrooms. [New Republic] 

• Swedish artist Iiu Susiraja challenges ideas of the body, the domestic, and femininity, with her self-portrait series Good Behavior. [Dazed Digital]

• After receiving backlash, Value Village agrees to pull overtly sexual little girl’s costumes from their shelves. [Huffington Post]

• A law recently passed in New Mexico makes it easier for teen parents to continue with their education. [NBC]

• Olympia band Broken Water released a music video for their single “Love and Poverty.” [NPR]

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