The Fragility of Body Positivity: How a Radical Movement Lost Its Way

Focusing on feelings, clothing, and empowerment doesn’t combat discrimination.

The Fragility of Legalization: Who’s Cashing In On Marijuana?

The further we get from the first state legalizing and the closer we get to legalization across the country, the more the mainstream narrative shifts to erase its dark legacy for capital. Read more »

The Fragility of Solidarity: Family History and Political Identity

Easier to blame POC “identity politics” than anti-Blackness or wages of whiteness. Easier to fall in line with the new president than to resist. Read more »

Can You See Me Now?: The Fragility of Maternal Transition

The pregnant woman is rarely asked what it is she needs, or how she really feels. Read more »

The Fragility of the Western Traveler: Time to (Un)pack the Colonial Baggage

Before you pack your bags, unpack your colonial privilege. Read more »

The Fragility of Silence: Unlearning Childhood Secrecy and Breaking the Chains in Adult Life

Sometimes silence is broken and exposed as the most fragile of things when someone steps forward with enough courage to end it. Read more »

No Girls Allowed: The Fragility of Gaming Culture

As the Internet began to grow and accelerate through the ’90s and early 2000s, gamers began congregating in online spaces and solidifying the rules of their subculture…Many of those rules—fueled by any number of extant factors, such as sexual intimidation and social ostracization—could be... Read more »

Fast Feminism, Cheap Talk: Marketplace Feminism's Fragile Bargains

In 2017, marketplace feminism’s high-gloss façade is cracking open to reveal the gears of status-quo capitalism grinding away just behind. Read more »