Don't Get Comfortable: Culture-jamming Cardi B and "Bodak Yellow"

A liberatory reading of “Bodak Yellow” as an anthem of anticapitalist femme revolution

Macabre Desires: What Lady Killers In Pop Culture Teach Us About Ourselves

When movies place qualifiers on women’s violence, they reinforce sexist ideals of violence. Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Kate Winslet, WYD?

Woody Allen is a sexual predator and Kate Winslet is out here working hard to rehabilitate his image. Read more »

Popaganda: Fembots

From Metropolis to Westworld, female robots have always played out complicated power dynamics onscreen. Read more »

Bitch in a Box: 12 Gifts For Your News-Obsessed Friend

In the interest of a light and bright holiday season, here’s a gift guide for your friend who can’t stop reading the news. Read more »

Turning 20: “Titanic” and the Power of Women Choosing Their Own Destinies

The sinking ship sold the film, but Rose’s journey is its most indelible legacy. Read more »

Taste It: Oral Sex Starts with Words

In the best case scenario, both parties can bring their attention fully to the cock/pussy/other at hand. Or, more precisely, at mouth. Read more »

Bitch in a Box: 8 Great Gifts for People You Won't See All Winter

Show your hermit homies some love with gifts that say “I won’t take it personally that you’ve skipped my Christmas-song karaoke night four years running, and I’ll see you this spring.” Read more »

President Ebenezer Scrooge: “A Christmas Carol” Offers a Valuable Lesson This Holiday Season

Donald Trump hasn’t grappled with the messages of any ghosts. Read more »

The Price of Activism, According to Teen Vogue

If activism continues being commodified, it will drown out the voices of those who are actually fighting for marginalized people. Read more »

Backtalk: Believe Women & Just Say No to Normalizing Nazis

This week in schadenfreude: Project Veritas. Read more »

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It's Time to End the Long History of Feminism Failing Transgender Women

To imply that trans women pose a threat to cisgender women in restrooms is misinformation that preys on unfounded fears. Read more »

Politically Correct Language Isn't Just About Being Polite—It's About Survival

Photo by Phillipe Leroyer (Creative Commons). Two weeks ago, Jonathan Chait published the lengthy essay “Not a Very P.C. Thing to Say” in... Read more »

Saying Goodbye to Maria and the End of a Sesame Street Era

Growing up, Sesame Street's Maria was one of the best Latina role models I had. Read more »

The Forgotten History of the Women Who Shaped Modern Advertising

Long before Peggy Olson fought to be a copywriter on Mad Men, women were pioneering advertisers in the new age of mass media.  It... Read more »