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Botch Goddess: How Bridget Jones Redefined Career Failure

The unlikely icon made fallibility as a career asset.

Quid Pro No: Women Approach Power from a New Direction

Recent representations of women on television have reset gender hierarchies centered around cishet male desire.

Luxury Fashion Won’t End Fatphobia

Plus-size lines are a double-edged sword—simultaneously granting access to those long forgotten in the fashion world while perpetuating the notion of fat as “other.”

Ramona Taught Me: An Ode to Beverly Cleary’s Beloved Feminist Icon

Legendary children’s author Beverly Cleary died on March 25, but she left us with the eternal gift of Ramona Q.

Brain Loop: Redefining the Invisible Battle Against Chronic Migraines

Women are three times more likely to suffer from the invisible illness than men.

“Caul Baby” Meditates on the Birthing of Black Women’s Lives

The caul bearer is often featured as a prominent figure within mystical and spiritual lore around the world. 

We’ve Apologized to Britney Spears. When Is It Jessica Simpson’s Turn?

With so many of her marital fights and throwaway comments captured, Simpson felt much closer to our reality than other stars.

Viral Vultures: The Plight of Black TikTok Creatives

It’s not just about Addison Rae.

Let’s Go to the Tape: Filmmaker Amy Ziering on Bias and Belief in HBO’s “Allen v. Farrow”

“The fact that you hear a victim speak out doesn’t make it biased.”

Let It Burn: Transgender Cooks Are Changing Kitchen Culture

Transgender women are making a home in the professional kitchen by refusing in place.

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