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Soul Survivor: Tarana Burke's “Unbound” Brings #MeToo Back to Its Roots

Burke continues a tradition of Black feminist thought that centers Black girls and women.

Love Is the Drug: “Crazy For You” Puts a Societal Lens on Love and Sex Addiction

Reframing the way we think about love and sex can change our lives. 

SB 8 Is a Reminder That Abortion Is a Disability Issue

The subject of disability and abortion law doesn’t stop at hypothetical fetuses.

The Ends Justify the Screens: Why Onscreen AAPI Representation Simply Isn’t Enough

Within a few weeks of each other, scandals regarding racist production practices on both Kim’s Convenience and Shadow and Bone made headlines.

Hyperfocusing on Afghan Women and Girls Isn’t the Feminist Take You Think It Is

The ongoing cultural discourse around Afghan women and girls is a haunting reminder of American warmongering that co-opted the idea of feminism to push for military intervention.

All the Ladies in the House: “Impeachment: American Crime Story” Has a Woman Problem

A paper-thin portrait of political women leans into the prurient, and assumes the worst.

Socialist Anxiety: Sally Rooney’s New Novel Reveals an Author Trapped By Herself

The insistent classification of Rooney’s work as Marxist has long felt like a stretch.

20 Years Later, Muslim Women Reflect on Post-9/11 Islamophobia

Suspicious looks. Verbal harassment. Unshakeable fear.

Where There's Smoke: Sherman Alexie and the Toll of Literary Tokenism

Alexie was the singular voice of Native American literature. Maybe he shouldn’t have been.

“My Body, My Choice” Doesn’t Meet the Demand of this Moment

“My body, my choice” is highly individualistic and—in the end—fails to convey the ways we’re bound up with each other.

What Just Happened: The Texas Abortion Ban

The SCOTUS decision essentially spits on 50 years of constitutional precedent protecting abortion access.

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