On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Good morning! Here's a list of feminist news from around the internet to kick off your week. 

• Leaked emails show that immigration officials have set deportation quotas to hit. [Colorlines] 

• Last week the Pope quit, this week it becomes clear that staying in the Vatican shields him from prosecution in sexual abuse cases. [Towleroad] 

• Same-sex couples involving an immigrant partner are in terrible spot. With no chance for getting a green card through marriage, some couples have to leave the country to stay together. [New York Times] 

• Constant phone calls, meshing of identity, guilting and shaming: Recognizing the signs of abusive dating in teens. [Motherlode] 

• Famed South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius is suspected of having been involved in killing a woman. [Guardian]  

• Mapping math: Girls outperformed boys around the world on a math and science test, but not in the US. [Sociological Images]

• For marketers, the default is male: A survey of toys and other products with branded "normal" and "girl" versions. [Sociological Images] 

• Daryl Hannah is using her fame to send Obama a message: Reject the Keystone XL Pipeline. [Guardian] 

• Meanwhile, what's the history of the Harlem Shake? [Racialicious] 

• Beth Ditto has a new video with the Gossip, "Get to Work"! [Queerty] 

• And in closing: This guy is awesome. [Retronaut] 

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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