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On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Why Is Harvey Weinstein Still Being Protected?

An actor confronted Harvey Weinstein at an event. They were thrown out for it.

Finite Love: What Lesbian Period Dramas Lose When We Project Our Fears on Them

Films and television series featuring queer characters are still relatively scarce.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Fatal Lesbian Kiss Is a Horror Trope That Needs to Die

The origin of the doomed lesbian kiss dates back to 1872.

(Mis)measuring Intelligence: Environmental Racism Is Assaulting the Minds of People of Color

Harriet A. Washington argues that intelligence is malleable rather than fixed or inherited, and that it’s possible to solve the problem of poisons and pathogens attacking the nervous systems of people of color.

30 Years Later, “Kiki’s Delivery Service” Is Still Inspiring Young Feminists

Kiki’s Delivery Service offers a safe space that makes you feel connected to others, but most importantly a community of powerful women.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Netflix Is Being Sued for Ava Duvernay’s “When They See Us”

“The makers of ‘When They See Us’ are being sued for defamation over an interrogation technique in the show.”

Miley Cyrus Might Be Pansexual, but That Doesn’t Mean She Cares about Queer People

It’s clear that Miley Cyrus’s intention of protecting the LGBTQ community only goes as far as it protects her personally. 

“Norman Fucking Rockwell!” Is a Case Study in Political Apathy

Aside from a smattering of references to the counterculture movement of the 1960s and ’70s, Norman Fucking Rockwell! appears to have little to no meaningful connection to its namesake’s work.

The Teen Girls of “Big Mouth” Are Its Saving Grace

While Big Mouth is a show about teens of all genders, it shines best when it delves into the worlds and inner workings of its teen girl characters. 

Tenuous Embodiment: In Queer Communities, Disordered Eating Has Complex Roots

Achieving a state of “body positivity” in a body that experiences dysphoria is not the most helpful goal to aim for.

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