Sing a New Song: Trump’s National Anthem is Not About Allegiance

After we engage in battles about the National Anthem, patriotism, and cheering LeBron’s “U bum” retort, it’s imperative to drag Trump, Trump supporters, local representatives, and our community back into the fray that Trump so desperately evades. Read more »

15 Latina Activists Who Inspire Me

Out of the countless Latinas who have impacted my life and politics, I’ve put together this list of activists who inspire me. Here are 15 women who have dedicated their lives to unwavering advocacy and trailblazing. Read more »

How Carnival Became a Global Pop-Culture Festival

Hint: Rihanna is involved. Read more »

Tananarive Due on Octavia Butler, “Get Out,” and the Future of Black Horror

She’s teaching one of UCLA’s most anticipated classes. Read more »

Douchebag Decree: The Sean Spicer and Emmys Edition

How dare the Emmys put Lena Waithe and Sean Spicer on the same stage? Read more »

Backtalk: Jemele Is Not Wrong & the Emmys

This week, Dahlia and Amy talk about the very factual statement: Donald Trump is a white supremacist, as tweeted by sports journalist and truth-teller Jemele Hill, and the highs and lows of this year’s Emmys. Last week, Trump supporters were in an uproar over Hill’s tweets calling Trump... Read more »

Don’t Call Me Hispanic: A Bitch Roundtable on Latinx Identities

It’s National Hispanic Heritage Month and we’re talking about it. Read more »

Picture Perfect: #Homes is the Whitest, Most Bizarre Community on Instagram

The rules for Instagram homes are a throwback to the 1950s. Read more »

Being a Second Lover Means Loving Yourself First

With a lot of honesty, being a second lover can come with freedom, discovery, and lessons in self-love. Read more »

Abuelita Knows Best: La Loba Loca offers an alternative to Westernized reproductive-health knowledge

La Loba Loca is dedicated to preserving and sharing “abuelita knowledge” as a political and social practice. Read more »

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

In August, a doctor in Toronto received an unexpected email. It was from a stranger in Maryland, telling the doctor that one of the transgender... 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 Growth... Read more »

Game Changer: Why Gaming Culture Allows Abuse... and How We Can Stop It

You’re a Bolshevik feminist jewess that hates white people… and you expect to be taken seriously when you’re “critique-ing” ...

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Target Market: Black women with guns: frontier feminists or insurrectionists?

When I was 6 years old, my mother and I were robbed at gunpoint by two men looking for cash. One of them placed the gun at...

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