Girl on a Sexist Bandwagon: The Consequences of Publishing’s “Gone Girl” Craze

In these books, certain women are allowed to be messy, make mistakes, and commit heinous crimes while also being presented as anti-heroines who are simply ensnared in systems larger than themselves.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: A Very Very Long List of Great Reads by WOC

Why haven’t you read all of these yet? Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup

When the union said no, the police said yes.  Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Saying "no" to the Aloha Poke Co.

On the ruthless appropriation of Native Hawaiian culture.  Read more »

Backtalk: The Myth of Racism Against White People

This week, Dahlia and Amy dig into the trolling of writer and lawyer Sarah Jeong with accusations of racism against white people. Jeong was recently hired to the New York Times editorial board when... Read more »

Cavalier Non-Apologies: Calling Foul on Josh Hader’s Offensive Tweets

A real, true apology comes with action—a demonstration of how you’re going to do better and be better. Read more »

Gray Matters: How Rape in Pop Culture Became a Matter of Opinion

Time and again, we refuse to believe that people who commit sexual violence specifically get off on the lack of consent, casting them instead as “good boys” confounded by the complex rules of dating in our modern world. Read more »

Canfei to Canji: The Freedom of Being Loud

The erasure of disabled people is one of the most common international crimes against humanity. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The 200 greatest songs from 21st century women

Get out your headphones—this one’s an all-day commitment.  Read more »

Uninformed and Uncompensated: Between 23andMe and Ancestry, Who Owns Our Genetic Data?

With the increasing popularity of genetic home-test kits, our DNA might soon be at the disposal of scientists without our knowledge, with semi-dubious consent, and without any credit or compensation. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Abortions We Don't Talk About

Here are the stories we haven’t told you. Read more »

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One-Sentence Reviews of the Lesbian Netflix Canon

Lez face it: when you’re a ladygay like myself, cruising the internet for something to watch, you realize very quickly that there are a whole... Read more »

What I Learned About Gender and Power from Sailor Moon

My life began in 1995 — the year I turned eight and became a divorced kid.    Read more »

"Moonlight" is an Essential Work of Art for the Current Political Moment

Moonlight displays the kind of empathy and humanity that we desperately need right now. Read more »

Before You Watch "Orange is the New Black," Here Are 5 Facts To Know about Pregnancy in Prison

Season three of Orange is the New Black is (almost) here! While creator Jenji Kohan and the whole cast have been pretty tight-... Read more »