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Higher, Further, Faster: “Captain Marvel” Aims for the Stars

Carol Danvers is a badass. This is a fact, not an opinion.

The Forgotten History of Female Athletes Who Organized Their Own Olympics

Men barred “those delightful creatures” from competing at the Olympics. So female athletes protested by making their own games in 1922.

Brand New World: Nellie Bly’s Record-Defying Travels

Nellie Bly developed an unprecedented writing style as a way to overcome prejudice against female reporters. 

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Social Media Platforms’ Response to White Supremacists Isn’t Good Enough

Hate groups have thrived online for years with no oversight from platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

Big as Life: “Shrill” Upends Pop Culture’s Fat Narrative

Aidy Bryant brings humor and positivity to a role that could have easily fallen into stereotype with a lesser actress.

Reality Check: What Gets Left on “Queer Eye’s” Cutting-Room Floor?

Narratives outside of those constructed and aired by Netflix suggest much more meaningful interactions took place during filming.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Southern Poverty Law Center Fired Its Co-Founder and They Haven’t Said Why

SPLC President Richard Cohen released a statement saying its co-founder failed to reflect “the mission of the organization and the values we hope to instill in the world.”

Marielle, Presente!: A Movement Remembers

Though Marielle Franco was brutally murdered for her politics, we refuse to let the racialized misogynist violence that took her body also take her memory and legacy.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Real College Admissions Scandal

The entire system is corrupt.

Let It All Out: Laurie Halse Anderson on #MeToo and the Journey from “speak” to “SHOUT”

In 1999, author Laurie Halse Anderson told the story of her sexual assault in her radical, bestselling young-adult novel speak, and in doing so gave a generation of teens and young adults a vocabulary for consent and rape.