On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Here's all the feminist news on our radar this Monday: 

• Today is the 50th anniversary of President JFK signing the Equal Pay Act. As we know, a wage gap endures, with women making just under 80 percent what men make for full-time work, but there has been some major progress: Education now outweighs gender as a determinant of wages. [NPR, New York Times] 

• Speaking of shaky progress: Five ways Congress is aiming to fight rape in the military. [Guernica Mag] 

• Jury selection begins in the trial of George Zimmerman, who shot Trayvon Martin. What's really on trial here? [Colorlines] 

• Last week, a story went viral about a Texas court saying it's okay to shoot a prostitute who doesn't have sex with you. But RH Reality Check says that's a misreading of the verdict. [RH Reality Check]

• Argentinian sex workers have been putting up some cool street art to undermine stereotypes about themselves. [Feministing]  

Teen Vogue interviews Bikini Kill's Kathleen Hanna, on the release of a new collection of riot grrrl history and ephemera. [Teen Vogue] 

• How's the racial diversity of the Tony Awards? Not so good. [Racialicious] 

• An awesome Olympia, Washington rock and roll camp for queer youth and their allies is fundraising on Indiegogo. Go check out the campaign! 

What did I miss? Add what you're reading to the comments. 

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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