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Bitch in a Box: Creepy Holidays

These picks will satisfy everyone on your list who is more “strange and unusual” than “holly and jolly.”

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Woody Allen Groomed Another Underage Girl

Woody Allen’s relationship with Mariel Hemingway in Manhattan mirrors his real-life behavior.

Love Removal Machine: The Future of Outsourcing Sex

The idea of robots replacing sex workers is a [labor issue] that is confronting society as a whole, with the word ‘sex’ in it to make it spicy.

Word Travels: The Social Network Sex Workers Built

Many “respectable” women are discovering the strategies that sex workers use—which are actually the same ones used by all women outside the charmed circle of privilege. 

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Family Disputes Migrant Girl’s Death

Seven-year-old Jakelin Caal Maquin died in the custody of US border officials last week, and the details of her death are still unclear.

Backtalk: Who Gets to Make Mistakes?

This week, Dahlia and Amy round up some of the big hits of bad takes. From Lena Dunham’s letter from the editor where she admits to lying to protect a rapist to a weird piece dissecting Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next” music video, who gets to make mistakes over and over again? Writers get the brunt of the backlash, but how much responsibility should the...

Grief Police: The Men Who Want Ariana Grande to Break Down

Grieving is messy and difficult and unpredictable, but being poked and prodded by paparazzi, reporters, and social-media users adds an unnecessary pressure that can send anyone into a tailspin.

Love is a War: “If Beale Street Could Talk” Presents a Warped Fairytale

It’s extraordinary that such a sensual tale of young love could also tackle the trauma born out of America’s faulty criminal-justice system.

BitchTapes: Holiday Travel

You can sing along—silently—and keep your head on straight.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: PewDiePie Promotes a Neo-Nazi

The Swedish YouTuber has a history of racism and anti-Semitism.