A Woman Scorned: The Cold Vengeance of Hindi Cinema

Female revenge in Hindi cinema is typically viewed as an illogical, estrogen-driven act executed through treachery and lies.

Searching for Detroit: “Sorry To Bother You’s” female lead is more symbol than person

Behind all the symbolism, we could have seen the person. Read more »

Sinful and Indulgent: “Dietland” and the Language of Fatphobia

Indelicate language is seen as tough love. Read more »

Inconvenient Women: "Disobedience" tests religion, passion, and choice

Disobedience is the kind of woman-at-a-crossroads film I love. Read more »

Turning 20: How An Iconic ’90s Film Normalized Stalking

Humor that takes stalking seriously requires nimbleness and nuance. Read more »

Beyond the Closet Door: Rhea Butcher on Sobriety and Queer Roadmaps for Happiness

Sober LGBTQ individuals can sometimes feel excluded. Read more »

Pulp Nonfiction: The Unnerving Fascination with Prime-time True Crime

Our relationship with fear, excitement, and violence against women hasn’t evolved at all. Read more »

Access (Sm)all Areas: Disabled gamers vs. the industry's status quo

Disabled gamers should experience meaningful representation as often as non-disabled gamers do. Read more »

Taking Bumps: “GLOW” Mirrors the Real-Life Violation of Women Wrestlers

Wrestling is not (just) about gratuitous violence. Read more »

Bad Blood: “Hereditary” Finds the Horror in Denial and Repression

Hereditary is a fable about generational silence in the face of mental illness. Read more »

Them, Too: Remembering the Lawsuit that took on a writer’s room

Can writers’ rooms continue to justify creativity in the name of hashing out “uncensored” personal anecdotes? Read more »

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The Feminist Power of Female Ghosts

The female ghost is an enduringly fascinating figure. 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.... 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 »

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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