Recent Must Reads: A Weekly Roundup

You won’t find any articles this week by or in response to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s interview comments regarding trans women. Because I don’t think it’s important? Far from it!! I am currently gathering articles related to Adichie’s statements, and other critical issues that affect the Read More …

Recent Must Reads: A Weekly Roundup

International Women’s Day, and the Day Without a Woman, landed several organizers of the January March on Washington DC event in jail in New York for civil disobedience, refusing to leave the street outside the Trump Tower. Meanwhile in DC, as of this writing, marchers Read More …

Recent Must Reads: A Weekly Roundup

It’s impossible to rate which current issues are the most despicable, but surely the forced evacuations at Standing Rock and the deportation of undocumented immigrants rank among the top. Some reports have stated this week that all deportees, whether originally from Mexico or not, will Read More …

Recent Must Reads: A Weekly Roundup

Welcome back to Must Reads. It’s been a week in which many marginalized communities have become even more vulnerable. A Latina woman was arrested as an illegal immigrant as she sought a Restraining Order from her husband, while another woman and her daughter asked for Read More …

Recent Must Reads: A Weekly Roundup

I can recall weeks where, in general, there was often a lack of interesting and important stories. But it’s been at least a year. This week, I haven’t posted any articles on the discussion around Lady Gaga’s tummy. However, fat shamers trolled her all over Read More …

Recent Must Reads: A Weekly Roundup

Another crazy week is behind us: from the chaos caused by Trump’s Immigration Ban to his comments on Frederick Douglass’ rising contributions. Lies abound, as Trump declines to join the Situation Room after giving his approval to the Yemen Raid. Arkansas has passed a law Read More …

Recent Must Reads: A Weekly Roundup

It’s been a wild week filled with “alternate facts,” millions of marchers, pink pussy hats, censoring and silencing of Federal employees, and that’s just the beginning. As volunteers entered Flint, Michigan to install free water filters, the Federal Investigation there quietly closed. While people marched Read More …

Recent Must Reads: A Weekly Roundup

Welcome to ROAR’s Recent Must Reads: A Weekly Roundup Page. Trying to keep current on the most pressing news can be daunting. The Recent Must Reads column will post several important pieces of writing each week, articles that reflect ROAR’s mission of giving voice to feminist resistance, Read More …