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The Music and the Misery: Hulu’s New “High Fidelity” Upends a Male Classic

The new reboot proves that music-snobbery is an equal-opportunity annoyance.

Backtalk: VictimblamingToo

This week, Dahlia and Amy discuss comments made by Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer, Donna Rotunno, insisting that women could avoid sexual assault by not placing themselves in risky situations.

Minnesota Nice-Nasty: Amy Klobuchar Is No Feminist Hero

The way a presidential candidate treats their staff isn’t a sideline issue, but one that’s central to who they are and how they will govern.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Why Dwyane Wade’s Support for His Trans Daughter Is so Groundbreaking

Black trans kids desperately need public support. 

The Final Frontier: With “Sex Education,” Netflix Expands the Pleasure Discourse

The centralizing of pleasure is what makes Sex Education shine.

A Painful Paradox: The Case for Reclaiming the Black Beauty Supply

Black employees at non-Black–owned beauty-supply stores report being restricted.

The Lie That Feeds Our Ugly Fascination with Makeover Shows

How do you produce a show that purports to make women more beautiful—presenting them as undesirable as is—and still manage to preach self-love?

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Adoptee’s Place in Asian American Storytelling

Netflix’s To All the Boys I Loved Before may be a love story, but it also is a much-needed representation of transracial Asian adoptees, too.

A Moderate Proposal: Twitter’s Donald Trump Problem Is a Feature, Not a Bug

Moderation is an institutional problem, not a personal one.

Moderating Mental Health: The Dangers of Social Media’s Report Button

Developing protocols for content that discusses suicide requires a much more nuanced process than social-media platforms are equipped for.