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Snake Eyes: The Power to Turn the Patriarchy into Stone

A feminist analysis of the myth of Medusa reclaims her curse as a powerful protection against the male gaze.

First of Many: Jamia Wilson, Lisa Lucas, and Kima Jones on the Future of What We Read

These pioneers are transforming the future of literary culture for readers and writers of color.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Supreme Court Will Rule on Landmark LGBTQ Rights Cases

All three cases will decide on LGBTQ job discrimination protections.

#ItHappenedToUs: How Chosen Families support Queer Survivors of Sexual Assault

When I was sexually assaulted, it didn’t just happen to me, it happened to us. 

Clip Artists: Women, Work, and Extreme Couponing

Couponing is more than a passing fashion: It is an expression of consumer muscle.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Pulls Ad Romanticizing Slavery

“The commercial, set in the Civil War era, features a white man asking a Black woman to escape to the North with him so they can ‘be together.’”

Finally, There’s a Comedy Where Disability Isn’t the Punch Line

The show offers a protagonist who experiences insecurities that most people, disabled or not, can relate to.

Swindling Faith: The Big Business of Prosperity Gospel

Prosperity gospel’s “believe it and receive it” message appeals to both the haves who want to increase their bounties and the have-nots who hope to transform their lives.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Military Academies Begin to Ban Trans Students

The U.S. Naval Academy will begin banning transgender students in 2020.

“Homecoming” Homework: 7 Books to Read after Watching Beyoncé’s Epic Documentary

Homecoming is so much more than just pop culture; it’s a masterclass on “schoolin’ life.”