On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here's all the news on our radar today:

• Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance. Today we remember the 238 trans people murdered this year, those who came before them, and how we can stop it from happening in the future. [TVT Project]

• Carolyn Edgar goes in on why deisgner Peggy Noland's dresses are totally racist. [Salon]

• Laura Hudson keeps the discussion of sexism in comics rolling. [Comics Alliance] 

• The Kenyan and Tanzania Maasai people are demanding royalties for use of their name. [Clutch]

• Sikivu Hutchinson looks at the race and gender dynamics of Jonestown, 35 years after the masacre. [Religion Dispatches]

• Check out this new international database of commercial women photographers has just started. [Women in Photo, via Wired]

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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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1 Comment Has Been Posted

I am saddened to say...

Transgender activists are planning a protest against the Day of Remembrance for women murdered in the L’Ecole Polytechnique massacre. Suddenly I am finding myself caring less and less about the Trans Day of Remembrance.

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