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On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Debt Is Holding Black Americans Hostage

“To break free, we need an honest conversation about reparations and forgiveness on a mass scale.”

What Happens to Queer People Who Don’t Have a Chosen Family?

“I guess it’s felt like queerness alone isn’t enough of a glue.”

This Woman’s Work: FKA twigs’s “MAGDALENE” Dissects Female Martyrdom

FKA twigs not only treats her album’s namesake as a source of spiritual strength, but considers how often women are stripped of their agency and their voice—even when they’re the heroine of their own stories.

On “90 Day Fiancé,” Love Is a Form of Capital

90 Day Fiancé exposes the attitudes and practices that have foreground America’s history of anti-immigrant sentiment, nativism, racism, and xenophobia.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Instagram Will Start Hiding Likes This Week

CEO Adam Mosseri announced that some U.S. Instagram users can expect their like counts to vanish from public view.

What the Styling of Good Janet on “The Good Place” Shows about Sexist Character Design

With Good Janet versus Bad Janet, The Good Place uses fashion to signify goodness.

Beyond Coming Out: 6 Lesbian Novels That Bring the Romance, and Sex

We deserve books that actively center our pleasure, too.

BitchTapes: Sanctuary

Who better to create a playlist about sanctuaries than someone who spends the majority of her days surrounded by books?

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Robyn Crawford Confirms Relationship with Whitney Houston

“She said if people find out about us, they would use this against us,” says Crawford, “and back in the ’80s that’s how it felt.”

Warts and All: The Art of Being Dragged by Our Astrology Apps

 It can be a relief to see that—via the stars or an app or a super accurate meme—we might be known, warts and all.

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