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Deadly Dieting Tools: Who Loses When Weight Watchers Sets Its Eyes on Children?

Apps like Kurbo only make the transformation from healthy eating to disordered eating to eating disorder more efficient.

BitchTapes: 20 Years of Missy Elliott

Let’s celebrate a musical genius.

Not A Stereotype: 5 TV Shows That Depict Mental Health Surprisingly Well

TV is slowly making progress and learning how to tell the stories of characters with mental health conditions.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: “Lizzie Mcguire” Sequel Confirmed by Disney

“In the reimagined version of the sitcom, Lizzie McGuire is a 30-year-old millennial navigating life in New York City.”

Drama, Not Trauma: Rape Culture, “Veronica Mars,” and the Spectacle of Sexual Violence

From the very beginning, sexual assault is simply fodder for drama in the world of Neptune, California.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Why the Amazon Rainforest Fires Are Absolutely Devastating

Brazil’s far-right, pro-business president Jair Bolsonaro has encouraged farmers to clear the land with fire and weakened regulations that preserve indigenous lands.

Backtalk: The Power of the People

This week, Dahlia and Amy dig into the mass protest movements across the globe. From Puerto Rico to Portland, Oregon, people are showing up to have their voices heard en masse, demonstrating that the power of people to bring down oppressive systems is inspiring and necessary. 

Extremely Seen: “Awards for Good Boys” Author Shelby Lorman on Influencer Culture

“People think that I am ‘good’ or ‘better’ than because of the work I make, so I feel like I have to remind people that I’m an asshole. This is just my job.”

Better Call Carrie: Meet the Lawyer Fighting Online Abuse, One Creep at a Time

Carrie Goldberg’s law firm makes it their business to unearth online victimizers. And business is booming.

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