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Overstating Ohio: How “Law & Order: SVU” Increased Stigma about Abortion Bans

Evangeline’s story is more common than SVU would have us believe.

99 Percent Savior: In Contemporary Horror, It’s the Final Girl versus the Rich

The Final Girl is no longer a babysitter or camp counselor, but a working-class outsider to wealth and decadence who is treated as an exploitable object to be lured in with money.

Morbid Awakenings: Caitlin Doughty Is Helping Kids—and Adults—Ask Questions about Death

In the United States, death is hard to talk about; it’s arguably even harder to ask other people questions about.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Woman Dies at Gender Reveal Party Gone Wrong

Over the years, gender reveals have evolved to include outrageous stunts like over-the-top props and pyrotechnics.

(Not So) Real Monsters: Why Do We Still Care about Ted Bundy?

What is there to learn from a serial killer who, like almost all notorious serial killers, is white, male, and wholly mediocre?

Raising Hell: Satanic Feminism’s Eternal Legacy

Activist groups such as W.I.T.C.H. and others show how satanism can be used as a powerful unifying force for political engagement.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Facebook News Will Promote Articles from Breitbart

Facebook’s idea of “high-quality journalism” apparently includes alt-right propaganda.

Good As Hex: Lindy West’s “The Witches Are Coming” Brews up Anger and Optimism

Though Lindy West’s sarcasm is as extravagant as ever, it can’t be mistaken for cynicism.

The Case for a Black Princess Carolyn

For Princess Carolyn, the case for her identity as a Black woman offers a more nuanced lens through which to view her character.

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