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Guilty Parties: “Big Little Lies’” Glorious Reflections on Female Penitence

There’s something aspirational about the way Big Little Lies imbues even the most dysfunctional situations with a gloss of camp-adjacent catharsis.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Iffy Masculinity of Grilling Culture

The reason we associate grilling with men is a product of the 1950s and suburbanization.

Beyond Martyrdom: “Tales of the City” Introduces Two Generations of Complex Trans Characters

The flawed history of our queer ancestors serves as a portal to the past.

TV Has Shifted Our Cultural Perception of Who Has Abortions

While TV shows are still learning how to tell accurate and authentic stories about marginalized people who have abortions, there have been a few examples that have had lasting impact.

The Category Is “That Bitch”: Angelica Ross on Candy Ferocity’s Fierce Season 2 Turn

This season, Candy still has had a lot to prove to a lot of people—and she’s not shying away from the challenge.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: AOC Details Massive Human Rights Violations at the Border

Detained migrants at the border were forced to drink out of toilets.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: California to Become First State to Ban Hair Discrimination

“The new bill amends anti-discrimination laws to include ‘traits historically associated with race’ and ‘blackness.’”

BitchTapes: Freedom

A mix for getting free from whatever’s holding you back. 

Swipe Left: When Marginalized TV Characters Turn to Dating Apps

For marginalized characters, small-screen depictions of dating apps are more regressive than excitingly futuristic.

Backtalk: The Hideous Man Who Became President

This week, Dahlia and Amy discuss E. Jean Carroll’s cover story for New York magazine about all of the hideous men from her life. Through her piercing and frank prose, Carroll shares an account of sexual assault at the small hands of Trump. How will this latest accusation against Trump affect his presidency—if at all? In our latest “frivolous” argument, Amy and Dahlia...

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