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Super Fly: “Tuca & Bertie’s” New Season Is an Incisive Look at Friendship

After a year in limbo, the bird besties are back.

Buzz Off: Of Course, “The Bachelorette” Found a Way to Objectify Sex Positivity

This show can’t run from its long history of peddling purity myths.

Once Again, Disney Attempts to Co-opt Pride Month

Disney’s disinterest in truly embracing the same consumers its Pride messaging targets sends a clear-cut message.

Better With Time: “Hacks” and “Girls5eva” Celebrate Women Aging in Public

What if women become more themselves as they age?

Capitalism Is a Cult, and You’re Already a Lifetime Member

Similar to the language of scams and gaslighting, cultish language purposely obscures and confuses both followers and nonbelievers.

Must Every Murder Show Revolve Around a Dead Girl?

The victim is a black hole, an empty vessel, and a symbol of both innocence lost and the horrors of patriarchy.

Accidents Still Happen: Revisiting “Degrassi’s” Infamous Abortion Episode

The N refused to air the episode for several years.

It’s 2021. Why Are Doctors Still Trying to “Cure” Asexuality?

Some doctors default to prescribing medication to their asexual patients, believing their asexuality may be a mask for other health issues.

License to Feel: “SOUR” Highlights the Unique Wisdom of Teen Girls

Rodrigo’s practice of sitting intently with her messy emotions—whether on her bathroom floor or in her car—seems like a metaphor for the recent seasons of quarantine.

Romantic Resilience: Jamal Jordan Captures the Beauty of Queer Love in Color

This book is offering a unique gift to the world, one that presents a new story with new definitions and new possibilities.

Afrominimalism Offers a New Vision for Black People

Minimalism’s loudest voices have historically been white people who consistently overlook how people of color, especially Black people, have to approach minimalism differently.

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