On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Your Juneteenth Reading List

These stories explain both the fraught history of the holiday and the need for celebration.

Of Mice and Men: When Research Excludes Female Rodents, Human Women Lose

The scientific implications of excluding female animals from scientific and biomedical research are astounding. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: "Coco" & This Horrible Moment

Coco is a movie about borders more than anything—the beauty in their porousness, the absolute pain produced when a border locks you away from your family.” Read more »

Activist DNA: The WNBA’s Radical New Initiative

This type of community or civic engagement is encoded in the DNA of the WNBA. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Cameron Esposito's “Rape Jokes” Is a Challenge To Do Better

Cameron Esposito’s new special is the first great stand-up of the #MeToo era. Read more »

Reparations as Revenge: Reina Gossett Wants Her Just Due

It takes me being in space with other Black trans people to have a collective imagination around reparations. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: SCOTUS

States can target people who haven’t cast ballots in a while in efforts to purge their voting rolls. Read more »

White Whine: The Past that Incels Long For Never Existed

The men who romanticize a period of time in which women and people of color were kept “in their place” have been raised by those who enjoyed the privileges of whiteness. Read more »

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Where My Girls At: Meet Two of Ferguson's Black Queer Activists

Amid national discussions of police brutality and systemic racism, Black women have been the loudest and most consistent voices demanding change. Read more »

Ms. Opinionated: I'm a Man. How Can I Help the Feminist Movement?

Welcome to Ms. Opinionated, our weekly advice column dealing with questions of life, love, feminism, and pop culture. This week, a reader... Read more »

The Dramatic History of American Sex-Ed Films

In 1948, in a seventh grade classroom in Eugene, Oregon, a teacher dimmed the lights and flipped on 16mm projector. A film called Human... Read more »

Will Filming the Police Keep Us Safe?

There’s a cultural idea that having someone looking over our shoulder makes us behave better. From fake security cameras to Elf... Read more »