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BitchReads: 13 Books Feminists Should Read in August

The books just keep on coming.

The Costly Quest for Superhuman Strength

Our culture—our time, our work, and of course, our bodies—is more consumed by optimization than ever.

5 Feminist Albums That Got Us Through July

These feminist-tinged albums are all in their feelings.

Remembering the Unshakable Jewishness of “The Nanny”

Jewish television characters have historically been outliers.

Goal Tending: The NBA Dropped the Ball with Two of Its New Head Coaches

Instead of a woman coach, the league hired two alleged abusers.

Making Waves: In “Luca” and “Wolfwalkers,” Monstrousness Is a Queer Metaphor

While the two films feature protagonists’ attempts to assimilate into human culture, they also ultimately do so under the threat of violence and discrimination.

Human First: Black Women Athletes Aren’t Your Performance Mules

Discrediting Black women athletes is par for the course in sports.

“Stolen” Reclaims the Narrative of the Troubled Teen

A survivor challenges institutional child abuse masquerading as therapy.

Ready For Those Jellies: The Shoe That Became Both Cheap Luxury and Status Symbol

It’s disheartening to watch the young folks who popularize apparel being excluded from the very trends they helped start.

Chasing Amy: Amy Winehouse’s Life—and Death—in the Media Glare

Not much has changed in the decade since Winehouse passed.

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