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All Victims Can Be Perpetrators

Our society has not yet accepted that women can inflict horrible wounds and still be horribly wounded themselves.

Popaganda: Class War, but Make It Fashion

Fashion is fueling the marginalization, abuse, and exploitation of some of the world’s most vulnerable women.

Badass Broad with a PhD: In “Birds of Prey,” Harley Quinn Is Free of Joker and Sexist Branding

 Birds of Prey sets the bar for nuanced depictions of female comic-book characters on the big screen.

We’re Here, We’re Sheer: Cora Harrington’s Lingerie Revolution

The power of lingerie, and of intimates, is that you can express yourself underneath what you have to wear.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: We're Still Reckoning with Kobe Bryant's Complicated Past

We still don’t know how to create space for complex realities where people can do both great and terrible things.

Women of a Certain Rage: Two New Books Tackle Getting Older—and More Pissed Off

 Like aging itself, Why We Can’t Sleep and In Our Prime are both reflective and daunting.

Galentine’s Day Is a Loving Space for Queer People

Showing how much you love your friends seems even more important for queer people.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Stacey Abrams Is Leading the Way for BIWOC to Run for Office

WOC candidates have historically been seen as unlikable, unviable, and not electable but Stacey Abrams is changing that.

Judged Judy: Judy Blume’s 40 Years Old Fight to Tell the Truth about Sex, Religion, and Turtles

For refusing to condescend to her readers in the face of physical harassment and threats of nonpublication, Blume has been, regardless of whether it was her intention, a protector of intellectual freedom and the First Amendment.

The Intimate Act of Performing Pain

There’s an acute and near-indescribable vulnerability that comes with admitting to being in pain in real time.

Brokest System: Progressive Candidates Keep Their Distance from Welfare Reform

Every person, regardless of their income level or employment status, is worthy and valuable and deserves to be treated with respect and dignity. 

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