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“What Doesn’t Kill You” Tells the Gut-Churning Truth about Chronic Illness

Crohn’s disease is unpredictable, cruel, and gross. There’s no way around that.

In “We Are the Ashes, We Are the Fire,” Women’s History is Lifesaving

The novel is a meditation on the power of uncovering past heroines.

Twisted Trauma: “Malcolm & Marie” Evaluates the Young, Female Muse

Marie is a muse without divine favor: She must know invisibility so that he might know its opposite.

Under the Red Light: Privacy Concerns Abound with the Silhouette Challenge

Though the challenge was meant to be empowering, it quickly backfired.

Episodes Compound: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Isn’t Weaponizing Her Trauma

“Accountability is about creating safety,” Ocasio-Cortez said.

There’s Nothing Remarkable about Madison Cawthorn—or His Racism

Cawthorn is very much a product of the society he lives in: He is racist both despite and because of his disability.

What the T.I. and Tiny Abuse Allegations Reveal about Hip Hop and Power

We don’t live in a society where the abused get justice.

Meet Fantastic Frankey, the YouTuber Changing Nerdom from Inside Out

That’s what the Fanboy Fighter moniker is: fighting men who are protecting the genre.

In It Not to Win It: Indie Game Designers Queer Time, Space, and Play

Queering virtual worlds goes beyond including LGBTQ characters or storylines.

Money Memory: Harriet Tubman Doesn’t Need to Be on the $20 Bill

What are the implications of commemorating the life of an enslaved woman on the currency of a nation that secured—and profited from—her enslavement?

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