About the Art: The Devotion Issue

We are devoted to women of color being devoted to themselves.

About the Art: The Facts Issue

If it walks like a duck and talks like a duck, could it actually be a pooping robot? Before you think we’ve lost the thread completely, read about an actual, factual 18th-century French automaton, our pop-art cover, and the comics and illustration in this issue. Read more »

Human Subjects: Should We Rely on Technology for Transcendence?

For the diehard technophiliac, the true calling of implants and cybernetics is to create a human no longer wracked by the vicissitudes of their own flesh. Read more »

Black Women as Cultural Deities: A Review of “We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85”

Invisibility is the theme woven throughout “We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85,” an exhibit currently housed in the Brooklyn Museum. Read more »

About the Art: The Invisibility Issue

In this time of ahistoricism, where so much is based on “right now,” we wanted to reference the history of violence on which the U.S. has been—and continues to be—built, from slavery and colonialism to devastating environmental practices, to the destruction of sacred lands and resources that were... Read more »

Monumental Misogyny: On Female Statues, Public Space, and Harassment

Women in public space—sentient or not—are not only underrepresented, but also threatened, harassed, and belittled as a matter of course. Read more »

Bulletproof: Artist Nao Bustamante Bridges Past and Present in Soldadera

For more than two decades, Nao Bustamante has performed daring, playful, and often uncomfortable work addressing the body, pop culture, and global politics for audiences across the world.   Read more »

The (Femme) Fire This Time: Gender-creative South African artists reimagine femininity

“Here we are in a space where we have the freedom to really build our own ideologies and imagine and re-imagine them.” Read more »

Oh Joy Sex Toy: Puppy Play

Oh Joy Sex Toy is a weekly NSFW comics series that graphically explores sex and sexuality. This week, learn all about puppy play. Read more »

Meet your Mystics: Rebecca Artemisa blends magic into resistance

In a world that keeps getter weirder, appealing to other realms makes more and more sense; and Rebecca Artemisa’s beliefs in heritage, self-care, and dialogue between human and nature offer a sense of both tradition and possibility. Read more »

Oh Joy Sex Toy: Tenga Flip Zero Review

Oh Joy Sex Toy is a weekly NSFW comics series that graphically explores sex and sexuality. This week: a review of the new Tenga Flip Zero. Read more »

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