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Literature’s Troubled Legacy of Grieving Madwomen

The suggestion that a certain kind of grief counts as mental illness is troubling, but aren’t the grieving maddened to some extent?

Pillows, Sheets, and Goggles: 5 Feminist Takeaways from the Final Presidential Debate

Donald Trump is a racist. Period.

Kamala Harris Presents a Political Paradox for South Asian Voters

Having roots in Black America and India doesn’t necessarily translate to a progressive record.

Are You Muslim? and Other Questions White Landlords Ask Me

I can say that I am a Hindu and solve this problem. But I do not.

Very Online: You Can’t Escape Death on TikTok

We’re still learning what to do with death, both online and off.

Pausing the Panic Button: Can Religious Scholarship Teach Media Literacy?

Moral panics about sexually disturbing or explicit media are hardly new or uncommon.

Female Trouble: Why Daphne Du Maurier’s “Rebecca” Still Possesses our Imaginations

What makes Daphne du Maurier’s prose feel fresh and unique to this day is just how real it is in capturing the way women observe.

Dianne Feinstein Unexpectedly Makes the Argument for Term Limits

Maybe Congress shouldn’t be immortal.

Meme and My Squad: The Teens Tagging their Way to Queer Utopia

Memes can offer familiarity, freedom, and levity in a world that, more often than not, flattens and invalidates queer experience.

Trolling in the Deep: Deepfakes Are the Latest Innovation in Online Shaming

The deepfake is a form of public shaming.

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