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As Nasty as We Want to Be: Samhita Mukhopadhyay and Kate Harding ponder the Post-Hillary Future

A new anthology asks how feminism will move forward in Trump times.

Okay, Flow: Evolving the Identity of the Menstrual-Product Market

The way in which we talk about periods and menstruation is deeply rooted in a history where gender is understood as fixed and unyielding.

A Q&A with Kristen Sollee About Unleashing Your Inner Witch

Each page offers illuminating examples of women and femmes resisting the patriarchy and embracing their inner power.

Q&A with Filmmaker Joey Ally: On “Joy Joy Nails,” Intersectional Filmmaking, and Human Rights

Sundance alumna and director/writer, Joey Ally’s newest short film Joy Joy Nails highlights the untold truth of abysmal pay, racism, and sometimes violence that women endure in the roughly 2,000 nail salons across New York, Connecticut and New Jersey.

Meet your Mystics: Rebecca Artemisa blends magic into resistance

In a world that keeps getter weirder, appealing to other realms makes more and more sense; and Rebecca Artemisa’s beliefs in heritage, self-care, and dialogue between human and nature offer a sense of both tradition and possibility.

Meet your Mystics: Gathering star power with astrologer Chani Nicholas

In our new series, feminist mystics help us negotiate a confounding world with a little help from the unknown.

Beyond Walking and Talking: A post-march postmortem with Portland Women's March organizer Margaret Jacobsen

“We gathered, and that’s great, that’s really wonderful. But now what are we gonna do? What do we do next time?”

Future Imperfect: Madame Clairevoyant on Astrology in the Age of Trump

“We can imagine bigger and better things for our world, and I want us not to lose sight of that as things get sadder and stranger.”

Oh Joy Sex Toy: Queer, A Graphic History

A new book illustrates queer theory and the intricacies of LGBTQ identity. 

Oh Joy Sex Toy: A Vibrator Necklace

You can wear a vibrator in public as a classy piece of jewelry, if that’s your thing. 

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