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Third Party Clarity: Therapy Is a Luxury for Pop Culture’s Troubled Mother-Daughter Pairs

In film and television, few relationships are as fraught as the one between a mother and a daughter.

Restoring Honor: Qandeel Baloch Defied Pakistan’s Patriarchal Code

By simply existing, Qandeel Baloch challenged nearly all of the dominant facets of Pakistani life. 

Fixed It For You!: Some (Racist, Xenophobic) Questions for Kamala Harris About Eligibility

You know, there seems to be a similarity between the candidates whose “legitimacy” we’ve questioned…

Meat and Potatoes: In “Tomboyland,” Melissa Faliveno Asks Who Can Explore Queerness

Given Faliveno’s commitment to honesty, there isn’t a moment in Tomboyland that feels chastising or heavy-handed.

The Twisted Racial Politics of Going Outside

The belief that Certain People are ruining the outdoors has been a prevalent idea for a very long time, especially among white people.

“Black Is King” Navigates African Cultures and the Diaspora’s Imagination

Black is King works because it is honest: a film of hope and belonging.

“Miracle Country” Is a New Kind of Climate Change Memoir

Miracle Country shines in the moments when Atleework dives deep into her own thoughts and feelings.

BitchTapes: Stepping into Power

This BitchTape highlights the women and nonbinary artists of color who wear many creative hats, from being vocalists and instrumentalists to being producers and record-label owners.

A Season in Hell: Amazon’s New Series “Paatal Lok” Is a Cop Drama for Our Times

The show is singularly unsparing in its depiction of modern Indian life.

With “WAP,” Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion Honor Women’s Pleasure

“WAP” is a reclamation.

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