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“Maid” and the Resurgence of Hardship Memoirs

Stephanie Land doesn’t frame her story as an inspiring tale of bootstrapping, a blueprint for others, or evidence that grit and determination are all it takes to escape poverty.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Ed Buck Needs to Be Held Accountable

This is the second time in eighteen months that a Black gay man was found dead in Buck’s home.

Popaganda: How Do We Talk About Abortion?

In recent years, though, there’s been a big shift in the way we talk about abortion. People who’ve had abortions have been able to share their stories widely on social media. Though, of course, they’ve faced a lot of pushback and hatred, real people sharing their stories about abortion is helping change mainstream conversation about reproductive rights in a big way. And it’s helping...

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: DNC Reportedly Pulls Women's March Sponsorship

Women’s March national co-chair Tamika Mallory refused to condemn Louis Farrakhan’s anti-Semitism during an appearance on The View on Monday.

Hide or Fight: “Cam” Volleys Effortlessly between Terror, Fascination, and Righteous Anger

Alice’s struggles highlight the isolating nature of sex work, and it’s harrowing to witness her try to defend herself and protect her career. 

What Happens When Men’s Careers Are “Ruined” by Sexual Misconduct Allegations

As we now know, Aziz Ansari, like so many other predatory men in Hollywood, is doing just fine.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Republicans Finally Condemn Steve King

Who wants to break it to them about Trump?

Whoa, Canada: Toronto Can’t Be Tech’s City of the Future until It Reckons with Its Past

Toronto’s rebranding efforts obscure how many of its long-term residents of color continue to experience the city.

Oh, the Places Rage Will Take You: “Last Woman Standing” Reckons with Comedy’s Predators

As a culture, are we fully invested in seeking justice for women who have suffered at the hands of men?

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Trump Honors NCAA Champions with Big Macs

According to Trump, McDonald’s is “great American food.”