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Narrowing the Chart: The Most Essential Episodes of “The L Word”

For those who are new to The L Word universe, here are the most essential episodes to watch to prep for Generation Q.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: R. Kelly Used Bribery to Marry 15-Year-Old Aaliyah

“He bribed a government employee in 1994 so that he could obtain a fake ID for the singer Aaliyah.”

“The L Word: Generation Q” Isn’t an Apology—It’s an Entirely Refreshed World

“The idea that normalization is radical is something that we talk a lot about the writers room.”

Very Online: “Kamala Is a Cop” Is More Than a Meme for Many Black Voters

What does it mean that “Kamala is a cop” is being called a meme as a means to dismiss it, especially considering that Black people drive much of meme culture?

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Uber Discloses 3,000 Reports of Sexual Assaults in One Year

This is the first time Uber has revealed the scale of safety problems that exist at ride-hailing companies.

The Unbearable Whiteness of Leftist YouTube

Years before the rise of so-called LeftTube, men on the site were endlessly abusing, harassing, and threatening women of color.

Bitch in a Box: 6 Gifts for Everyone in the Zodiac

These gifts offer up a bit of the magic and ritual found in the stars. 

Poison Control: Where the 2020 Candidates Stand on Regulating Pesticide

Women in Latinx-majority agricultural communities are most vulnerable to pesticide exposure because of prolonged exposure in their workplace environment.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: George Zimmerman Sues Trayvon Martin’s Family for $100 Million

Zimmerman is represented by Larry Klayman, a high-profile legal crusader tied to conservative causes.

The Patriarchy Is in the Pudding

Making Christmas pudding is turning out to be like childbirth or menopause—one of those things women don’t talk about, and when you get there yourself, you realize that it would’ve been great for someone to have mentioned incontinence, vaginal dryness, or the need for inordinate upper body strength.

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