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Dial Femme for Murder: How Female P.I.’s Inherited the Hard-Boiled World of the Private Dick

In the past few decades, women private eyes and their tough-gal attitudes have managed to almost take over the genre of the classic mystery novel.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Trump's Executive Order Targets Birthright Citizenship

Even Trump’s lapdog Paul Ryan is arguing against the legality of his executive order.

Not Your Final Girl: In “Halloween,” Laurie Strode Is a Survivor

In 2018, the former “scream queen” is armed with resolve and pain, and her only scream in the film comes from a place of anger and grief—not fear.

Join the Club: Gabrielle Moss on the Golden Age of YA Literature

Gabrielle Moss takes us on a nostalgic and hilarious tour through teen bookshelves and the Golden Age of YA literature.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Jewish Leaders Demand Trump Denounce White Nationalism

Bend the Arc, a progressive Jewish movement, penned a letter demanding that Trump be held accountable.

What Just Happened? : Far-Right Violence Isn’t a Fringe Reaction to Trump’s Dehumanizing Rhetoric—It’s the Whole Point

This isn’t about what just happened. This is about what keeps happening.

The Intimidation Game: Donald Trump and the GOP’s History of Voter Suppression

These laws are very deliberately crafted to target people of color, low-income people, and disabled people.

No Shame Monster: “Big Mouth” Sweetens the Bitter Pill of Puberty

In the past, stories of adolescent sexuality and desire on television were often only focused on boys—with girls as a mystery or a conquest. Big Mouth evens up the score.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Rise of American Anti-Semitism

The shooting in Pittsburgh is believed to be the deadliest attack on Jewish people in U.S. history.

Douchebag Decree: Megyn Kelly Is Cancelled

Megyn Kelly’s show was 60 minutes of Beckery.

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