The Price of Ownership: “The Girlfriend Experience” Treats Sex Workers With Respect

The Girlfriend Experience audaciously centers sex workers.

Popaganda: Fembots

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

Surviving Patriarchy: “Alias Grace” Navigates the Impact of Sexism

Margaret Atwood’s at it again. 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 »

“Coco” Proves Cultural Appreciation is Possible

I set out to the theater on Thanksgiving Day expecting to hate Disney-Pixar’s Coco. I was delightfully surprised. Read more »

Same Old West: “Godless” Failed to Deliver a Western About Women

We were lured into a pit of tired and unquestioned Western clichés. Read more »

Superficial Boundaries: “She’s Gotta Have It” Butchers Polyamory and Queerness

Nola Darling erects superficial barriers that don’t protect her or the people she’s engaging with. Read more »

No Grace For Women: “Queen Sugar” Traffics In Toxic Masculinity

Ralph-Angel’s relationships with women reveal his selfishness and fragile ego. Read more »

Ask the Sexpert: Can a Gynecologist’s Advice Column Change Indian Culture?

Obscenity, like beauty, lies in the eye of the beholder Read more »

An Old Story in a Neo Hat: In Neo Yokio, futuristic capitalism looks very familiar

If a show doesn’t provide the framework to critically address what it purports to satirize, can it truly be satire? Read more »

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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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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-lipped about... Read more »

Eat, Pray, Spend: Priv-lit and the new, enlightened American dream

Priv-lit and the new, enlightened American dream. Read more »

Kelly Link Discusses the Feminist Fairy Tales of Angela Carter

The new cover for The Bloody Chamber and Kelly Link, who wrote the introduction for the latest edition. A reluctant vampire queen... Read more »