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On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Financial Advice Doesn't Help Poor People

Money advice aimed at low-income people relies on the implicit assumption that poverty is their fault.

Sugary Slope: “The New Romantic” Recycles Tired Tropes about Transactional Relationships

Some sugar babies criticize prostitution in order to distance themselves from the labels and stigma associated with it.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Kevin Hart Is Not a Victim

The real question is, why didn’t he just apologize in the first place?

Undecided: The Reliable Romanticizing of Unplanned Parenthood

The temptation to chalk our decisions up to the whims of some larger, intangible force—God, evolution, DNA, nature, life—is a powerful one.

Digital Crackdowns on the Sex Trade Can Put Sex Workers at Risk

Raiding sex worker websites may look good for law enforcement—but it can push sex workers further underground.

BitchTapes: The Family Way

Singer-songwriter Laura Gibson turned in a thoughtful, multi-faceted playlist for our Family Values issue.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Hannah Gadsby Calls out “Good Men”

Hannah Gadsby is a national treasure.

Popaganda: The Best Things in Life Are Freelance

Almost half of millennials do freelance work—that is, they work as contract laborers, often in fields like writing, design, and computer programming—and the majority of those workers are women. The idea of ditching the office, the 9 to 5, and the butthead coworkers can be so tempting, but is this life all it’s cracked up to be? How do you find community when you don’t have to go anywhere to do...

#MeToo’s ‘Moment’ Isn’t Ending—It’s Just the First Step

Systemic and widespread institutional change is still desperately needed in order to ensure that positive outcomes for sexual-violence survivors match the fervor with which advocates have embraced the ethos of the #MeToo movement.

Presenting the 2018 Bitch 50

The Bitch 50 recognizes the most impactful creators, artists, and activists in pop culture whose imaginations extend beyond normalizing and affirming the same mainstream messages.

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