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“Made in Heaven” Injects Feminism into India’s Big Wedding Industry

Though the show is purportedly about the lives of the wedding planners, its goal is in fact to not just challenge the patriarchy but to crush it under a designer heel.

No More Pencils, No More Books: What’s Next after the Year of the Teachers’ Strike?

2019, while still young, has shown that it’s in the running to be yet another extraordinarily important one for America’s unions, with teachers still at the forefront.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Mass Shooting at University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Two people were killed and three more are in critical condition.

Prison Rape Is Not a Punch Line

How often have you heard someone chuckle about “dropping the soap”? 

Male Rape is No Joke—But Pop Culture Often Treats It That Way

From Wedding Crashers to 40 Days and 40 Nights, films often treat sexual assault of men as a punchline. 

Let Monarchy Reign: “We Are the Radical Monarchs” Shows How High Girls of Color Can Soar

“I began to imagine what a radical young girl’s social justice troop looked like; a group that centered and affirmed her experiences as a beautiful and brilliant Brown girl against so many societal pressures to conform to mainstream ideals of girlhood.”

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: 88 Percent of TV Showrunners Are White

“There are fewer people of color in writers rooms than in the U.S. population.”

What 17th Century Witch Burnings Teach Us About Evangelical Extremism

The descendants of those brought up amid the height of the witch-burning craze who became among the first to colonize settlements like Salem, Massachusetts, continuing the misogynistic and prejudiced witch trials in the United States.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Kansas Declares Abortion a Fundamental Right

“The Kansas State Constitution protects abortion rights more vigorously than the U.S. Constitution.”

Carrying the Torch: Beyoncé Embodies the FUBU Mantra in “Homecoming”

Black women have long been the collectors of knowledge in the Black community.

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