On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

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

• Yes, please: 10 music videos that mock or satirize patriarchy. [Autostraddle]  

25-year-old Chilean activist Camila Vallejo has been elected to Chile's Congress—Vallejo helped lead massive student protests in 2011 calling for free and improved education. [Guardian] 

• New studies show that women have way more orgasms in long-term relationships than during hook-ups. [New York Times] 

The Advocate rounds up seven queer poets you should know. [The Advocate] 

• “’Holiday’ Nearly Beat ‘Thor’ as Race-Themed Films Soar” was the headline that USA Today quickly decided to delete, after many people noted that Best Man Holiday is not race-themed but includes a predominantly black cast. [Ebony] 

• Writer Imani Gandy notes that abortion is not the same as slavery, so stop comparing the two. [RH Reality Check] 

• The upcoming cuts to food stamps are going to hurt. Where are they going to hurt the most? Stateline put together this depressing map. [Stateline via Colorlines

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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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Virginia Board of Corrections passes anti-shackling regulations

The Virginia Board of Corrections has voted unanimously to move forward with the process to limit the use of restraints on pregnant women in its jails. But the fight is not over!!! Advocates now need to urge Governor McDonnell to move these regulations quickly through the executive review process, so that no more pregnant people in Virginia's local and regional jails are subjected to this inhumane and dangerous practice.


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