Nova, Nola, and Annalise: Queer Black Women and the Arc of Representation

Nola, Nova, and Annalise are the queer-coded villains of their own stories. Read more »

Creating Home: This LGBTQ Bookstore Is Amplifying Voices in the Queer South

The queer community in North Mississippi is a secret society. Read more »

Backtalk: We Made It Through 2017

The year that felt like a decade with the inauguration of 45, no gun reform in sight, attacks on marginalized communities through policies, the normalization of supremacists, and, of course, the Weinstein effect. But we made it through because we have one another and we believe in the possibility... Read more »

The Fragility of Safety: Beyond the Promise of #MeToo

We find ourselves at an impasse. Who, anymore, is safe? Read more »

New Year, Old Goals: Your New Year’s Diet Resolution Will Fail

Diets don’t work—not in the long-term anyway. Read more »

Building Trust: #MeToo and Media’s Responsibility to Survivors

Publications need to build trust with survivors so that their stories can be told. Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Stop Talking, Matt Damon

Please go away forever, Matt, and take your bad opinions with you. Read more »

Travel Baggage: Flying the Unfriendly Skies

The overlapping conspiracies of capital and patriarchy, white supremacy and nativist perpetuation are gnarled at the airport’s automatic doors. Read more »

Bitch in a Box: Gifts That Support Women of Color

From shirts and shoes to undies and nail decals, these gorgeous gifts are made by and support women of color. Read more »

You Are Not Alone: How Trans People Survive the Holidays

Families, in the traditional sense, are largely a cis thing. Read more »

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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 »

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 »

Sojourner Truth, Unveiled

The leaders of the [women's suffrage] movement trembled on seeing a tall, gaunt black woman in a gray dress and white turban,...

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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 »