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On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: For Trans Patients, Healthcare Is Still Woefully Inadequate

“Going to the doctor sucks if you’re trans.”

Moving the Needle: Mason Deaver on Creating One of YA’s First Nonbinary Protagonists

In YA, nonbinary protagonists are rare. Mason Deaver seeks to change that with their debut, I Wish You All the Best.

Spasms of Truth: “Sex Education” Disrupts Pop Culture’s Silence around Painful Sex

The best rom-coms make their predictability feel not like a weakness, but like a giddily essential pleasure.

Check Yourself Before You Wreck Someplace Else: A Guide to Responsible Summer Travel

Too often, tourists engage in gross practices and act a mess. Here’s what to avoid.

Ready for Takeoff: Mapping the Black Travel Renaissance

Black travel groups are making travel more accessible and affordable.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Women’s Sex Toy Company Sues NYC Subway for Sexism

NYC’s subway cars regularly display ads related to men’s sexual health.

Popaganda: Body Positive Beach Times

The beach is supposed to be a place of relaxation. But, as we all know far too well, it’s also a place of high anxiety. Nothin’ puts body positive feelings to the test quite like slipping into what’s essentially colorful underwear and parading around in the midday sun in front of a bunch of strangers. This episode of Popaganda, “Beach Bodies,” takes listeners from...

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: AOC Was Right to Compare Border Camps to Concentration Camps

“Concentration-camp historians agree that using the general term to describe conditions at the border is accurate.”

Ill Advised: Chronic Pain, “Beautiful Suffering” and the Endurance of Victorian Stoicism

Our culture’s attitudes and beliefs about pain haven’t shifted much with respect to gender.

Love, Factually: “Always Be My Maybe” Updates the Rom-Com Formula with Cultural Specificity and Heart

The best rom-coms make their predictability feel not like a weakness, but like a giddily essential pleasure.

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