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Our Internet, Ourselves: 7 Extremely Online Books for the Twitter-Weary

These seven books explain our dysfunctional relationship with the internet.

Yes, We’re Still Blaming Women for Being Unable to Conceive

Women trying to have kids face a unique mix of scrutiny that requires them to defend themselves and their right to have biological children.

Moral Panic: Matt Gaetz Embodies the Evangelical Movement’s Skewed Obsession with Sex Trafficking

It’s somewhat ironic to see Gaetz caught up in his own culture’s favorite moral panic.

Daughters of the Resurrection: For Black Women, “Lemonade” Still Feels Like Home

Though the album delves deep into the pain of infidelity, it shouldn’t be separated from its depiction of Black womanhood as a far-reaching community forged from shared experience.

“Love in Color” Modernizes the Myths We Love to Hate

Rather than denote these tales as relics of the past, she communicates the value of these myths, stories retold for centuries that reveal all the things that love can be.

A Woman Hasn’t Won a Writing Oscar in 13 Years. That Could Change on Sunday.

A female screenwriter hasn’t won an Oscar since George W. Bush was in office.

Hold Up: When Music Treats Softness as a Superpower

“Hold Up” is a nuanced love song in which the female protagonist isn’t begging or asking for love; she’s making a clear and precise declaration.

Delicate Goods: The Ornamental Objectification of Asian American Women in Pop Culture

Being Gwen Stefani’s add-ons superseded their place as human beings.

Criminal Accessories: The Ruthless Style of London’s Forty Elephants Gang

The Forty Elephants remain one of the most successful and longest-lasting criminal organizations in English history.

Let Us Live: What Does Loving Black Women Really Look Like?

What would it be like to celebrate Black women, not just as a performance or a trend? Without using them as a mascot for a movement. Without relying on them to save this country.

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