On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Damaging to Kids

It isn’t just a trauma—it’s a traumatic event that breaks the relationship that helps children cope with other traumas.

Backtalk: Summer Screen Faves

Self-care and chill. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: SCOTUS

States can target people who haven’t cast ballots in a while in efforts to purge their voting rolls. Read more »

Radical Bodies: “Dietland” Author Sarai Walker On Her Taboo-Busting Book’s Journey To TV

Dietland’s willingness to engage with difficult, complex subjects—not least of which is women’s anger—feels deeply resonant right now.  Read more »

Douchebag Decree: No, Samantha Bee and Roseanne Barr Aren't the Same

Samantha Bee’s insult denigrates a person that she has contempt for; Roseanne Barr’s insult denigrates a people. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: TV Needs More Female Villains

Killing Eve reinvigorates a tired genre trope by reinventing the idea of what makes a compelling villain, by making her a woman. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: "Roseanne" is Canceled

ABC abruptly canceled Roseanne hours after Ms. Barr, the show’s star and co-creator, posted a racist tweet about Valerie Jarrett, former senior adviser to Barack Obama Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The "Jessica Jones" Cast On Season 2 and #MeToo

The team gathered for a Q+A at Netflix’s FYSEE panel event to discuss the show’s themes of trauma and PTSD, as well as the decision to have season two directed entirely by women. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Stephanie Beatriz's Bisexual Awakening

She discussed how bisexuality is often portrayed as villainous, her own coming-out process, and what she wants to see in the next season of Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Making of "Vida's" Radical Sex Scene

“It’s a radical act to put two brown bodies on the screen already, but to put two queer bodies having queer sex like this is a political act,” creator and showrunner Tanya Sarach said. Read more »

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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-... Read more »

What I Learned About Gender and Power from Sailor Moon

My life began in 1995 — the year I turned eight and became a divorced kid.    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 »

Films and TV Portray Abortion as More Dangerous Than It Is

Films and television shows tend to present a skewed portrayal of abortion—when fictional movies and TV shows include a plotline about abortion... Read more »