On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here's the feminist news on our radar right now.

• Susan Faludi critiques the relationship between feminism and capitalism through the lens of Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In empire. [The Baffler, via The Hairpin]

• The "pink-washing" of breast cancer awareness campaigns simultaneously masks the real experiences of breast cancer survivors and contributes to social expectations that women minimize their own pain in favor of continuing to care for those around them. [Feministing Community]

• Street harassment doesn't always stop after a few catcalls—sometimes it escalates to physical and sexual violence. Here are three ideas about how to stop harassers and call out behavior that expresses entitlement to women's bodies. [Ms.]

• Unfortunately, we still haven't found a suitable solution to the "revenge porn" trend. Women often have no recourse when photos of them appear online, and criminalization doesn't seem like it will offer an answer either. [Mashable]

• More and more young people in Japan are choosing not to date, marry, or have children. Many see this as a cause for alarm, but the people interviewed in this Guardian article sound pretty happy. Is tech-driven modern culture depriving us of relationships, or destigmatizing singledom? [The Guardian] 

Let us know what we missed in the comments section.

by Amelia Ayrelan Iuvino
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Amelia is a writer and editor living in Brooklyn, New York and working in book publishing. She is a Bitch Media Contributing Writer and a former Editorial Intern for Bitch Magazine.

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