On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Damn

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BitchTapes: Celebrating 20 Years of Destiny’s Child

20 years later, Destiny’s Child is definitively the best girl group of all time. Read more »

The Age of the Bumpspiracy

When we will stop thinking famous women are faking their pregnancies? Read more »

"There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé" : Morgan Parker's New Collection is a Complex Tribute to Black American Womanhood

These words, brilliant, lovely, and sharp like a diamond, cut deeply. Parker’s book is an exciting contribution to the rich legacy of Black feminist art, literature, poetry, and music. Read more »

Black Venus Rising: The Symbolism of Beyoncé's Pregnancy Photos

Anyone who has seen Lemonade can tell you that Beyoncé is fond of bending symbols to her will. Read more »

This is Feminist Country: As the CMAs Show, Beyoncé and the Dixie Chicks Herald the Future of Country

If the Country Music Association wants to last another 50 years, it’ll have to accept Beyoncé and other artists of color. Read more »

Crossing Over: How I Joined the BeyHive

“It’s not that I was ever a Beyoncé hater. It’s just that I held a grudge.” Read more »

Beyoncé Is Fighting the Patriarchy Through Pop Culture

As pop culture is a driving force in 21st century feminism, it has to be critiqued. But Beyoncé’s work holds real power. Read more »

Backtalk: bell hooks on Beyonce & Yacht's Hoax

This week we chat with Bitch contributor Zoe Samudzi about bell hooks's recent criticisms of Beyonce's Lemonade in “Moving Beyond Pain,” and how we can both respect and be critical of works by people we admire. Plus Sarah talks about how disappointing it was to learn about indie... Read more »

Backtalk: "Lemonade" + Marketplace Feminism

This week, we talk about Beyonce's visual album Lemonade with writer and photographer Margaret Jacobsen, who wrote “What Beyonce's Lemonade Means to Me As a Black Woman,” and talk about the themes of... Read more »

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All Hail the Queen?: What do our perceptions of Beyoncé's feminism say about us?

Who run the world? If entertainment domination is the litmus test, then all hail Queen Bey. Beyoncé. Read more »

No Disrespect: Black women and the burden of respectability

In February 2012, PBS host Tavis Smiley interviewed Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer about their Oscar nominations for their roles as Aibileen and... Read more »