The Future is Feminist Joy

The H-Spot: The Feminist Pursuit of Happiness reveals the blueprint to happier lives.

Transcending Genre: “The Boss” Brings Womanism To Urban Literature

The book seems to be about sexy, scantily clad women, but the core theme is wealth redistribution. Read more »

Channeling Audre: Janet Mock Opens Up About Her Memoir, Sex Work, and Being An Icon

Janet Mock is no longer offering a 101 master class on trans identity. Read more »

Disturbing the Priest: 5 Passages from “Priestdaddy” That Had Me Rolling in the Pews

Patricia Lockwood’s memoir Priestdaddy is the funniest book I have read this year. Read more »

Roxane Gay’s “Hunger” Will Satiate You: On Fat, Trauma, and the World of Longing

Roxane Gay’s newest work, Hunger, a memoir of her body, is told in her signature style: boldly vulnerable. Read more »

Outcasts No More: Anne Helen Petersen’s New Book Celebrates Unruly Women

In exploring how any ambient space around female celebrities is quickly overfilled with criticism and condemnation, Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud primarily focuses on the unforgiving celebrity media culture, with its unyielding gaze and greed for clicks. Read more »

A Q&A with Kristen Sollee About Unleashing Your Inner Witch

Each page offers illuminating examples of women and femmes resisting the patriarchy and embracing their inner power. Read more »

American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus

What is a hookup, anyway? That’s exactly where Lisa Wade comes in with her new book, American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus. Read more »

BitchReads: 17 Books You Should Read in June

Summer is an ideal time to read a good, engrossing book. Here are Bitch’s picks for June.  Read more »

Surviving the Dystopia: What “The Handmaid's Tale” Teaches Us That “1984” Can’t

The protagonists in The Handmaid’s Tale and 1984 were set on different paths from the moment they were born into societies that defined their freedoms through their respective gender identities. This imposed gender binary reveals the crucial lessons that women learn about... Read more »

Let's Get Crunk: Women in Hip Hop Get A Magnum Opus in “The Crunk Feminist Collection”

The Crunk Feminist Collection operates as a guidebook for navigating how to care for yourself, your sisters, and world more or less in that order. Read more »

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Demanding the Impossible: Walidah Imarisha Talks About Science Fiction and Social Change

Before she was a poet, journalist, documentary filmmaker, anti-prison activist, and college instructor, Walidah Imarisha was fascinated with... Read more »

Know & Tell: The literary renaissance of trans women writers

“By morning a familyof baffled new bodiescaress one another in the sun& each by each,we teach...

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Black Girls Hunger for Heroes, Too: A Black Feminist Conversation on Fantasy Fiction for Teens

What happens when two great black women fiction writers get together to talk about race in young adult literature? That’s exactly what happens... Read more »

Mock & Awe: Janet Mock on truth-telling, community building, and writing the story she had been waiting for her whole life.

Mainstream media does a pretty horrendous job of telling the stories of trans people, often focusing on the details of their transition and...

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