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“An American Pickle” Finds Humor in Uniquely Jewish Hardship

Seth Rogen embodies both his own Jewish present and a collective and just-out-of-reach Jewish past. 

Lessons in Defiance: Homeschooling Lets Black Girls Learn in Peace

By putting the needs of the students before the ego of a white teachers, homeschooling actively challenges the notion that Black girls can’t thrive intellectually. 

That Timeless Feeling: Cyanca Charts Her Own Neo-Soul Course

“I just know I want everything to be about Blackness.”

Big Ticket: Where Kamala Harris Stands on Key Feminist Issues

Here’s what we know about her issues and policy positions.

“True Story” and “Fighting Words” Extend the Legacy of “Speak”

Twenty-one years later, we’re still telling similar stories to Speak—and yes, 21 years later, we still need them.

Third Party Clarity: Therapy Is a Luxury for Pop Culture’s Troubled Mother-Daughter Pairs

In film and television, few relationships are as fraught as the one between a mother and a daughter.

Restoring Honor: Qandeel Baloch Defied Pakistan’s Patriarchal Code

By simply existing, Qandeel Baloch challenged nearly all of the dominant facets of Pakistani life. 

Fixed It For You!: Some (Racist, Xenophobic) Questions for Kamala Harris About Eligibility

You know, there seems to be a similarity between the candidates whose “legitimacy” we’ve questioned…

Meat and Potatoes: In “Tomboyland,” Melissa Faliveno Asks Who Can Explore Queerness

Given Faliveno’s commitment to honesty, there isn’t a moment in Tomboyland that feels chastising or heavy-handed.

The Twisted Racial Politics of Going Outside

The belief that Certain People are ruining the outdoors has been a prevalent idea for a very long time, especially among white people.

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