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Worthy Secrets: Stepford-esque Men Create True Horror in “The Husbands”

Chandler Baker’s second adult novel takes a look at what equality really means.

Leap of Faith: Tokyo’s Olympics Spotlight the Women Changing Gymnastics

A new generation of gymnasts rethinks the expectations—and rejects the abuses—that previous ones endured.

Tingling Meditation: The Pandemic Gives Medical ASMR New Meaning

ASMR provides a small way to enjoy the world without the worry of contracting COVID.

BitchReads: 13 Books Feminists Should Read in August

The books just keep on coming.

The Costly Quest for Superhuman Strength

Our culture—our time, our work, and of course, our bodies—is more consumed by optimization than ever.

5 Feminist Albums That Got Us Through July

These feminist-tinged albums are all in their feelings.

“The Very Nice Box” Reveals the Dystopian Heart of Millennial Workplaces

This book’s uncanny nature is what makes it so damn smart and also more than a little terrifying.

Remembering the Unshakable Jewishness of “The Nanny”

Jewish television characters have historically been outliers.

Goal Tending: The NBA Dropped the Ball with Two of Its New Head Coaches

Instead of a woman coach, the league hired two alleged abusers.

Making Waves: In “Luca” and “Wolfwalkers,” Monstrousness Is a Queer Metaphor

While the two films feature protagonists’ attempts to assimilate into human culture, they also ultimately do so under the threat of violence and discrimination.

Human First: Black Women Athletes Aren’t Your Performance Mules

Discrediting Black women athletes is par for the course in sports.

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