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Detangling the Web: “These Women” Breaks the Crime Thriller Mold

Ivy Pochoda’s book is about the pitfalls sex workers face and how their precarious position prevents them from seeking and obtaining justice.

Gone Rotten: “Bon Appétit” Is Emblematic of the Problem with Food Media

Though there’s a broader spotlight on Bon Appétit’s failures right now, they’re working from an old playbook.

More Than Stans: Stop Dismissing the K-pop Fandom’s Political Power

Anyone who’s paying attention to how K-pop stans use social media aren’t surprised that they’ve mobilized on behalf of a larger social movement. 

Gilead Is Now: For Feminist Authors, Dystopia Is Already Here

In modern times, dystopian fiction is an outlet for authors to imagine the world as it already is.

Our Only Home: Mapping a More Socially Just Earth Day

Collective action in this critical moment can set the stage for a truly inclusive environmental movement.

Safe and Seen: Leave Potter Nostalgia behind in Favor of Trans Authors

It’s heartbreaking to learn that one of your icons is transphobic.

Pride and Joy: LGBTQ Muslims and the Power of Online Spaces

 Digital spaces are vital to combat near-constant assaults on our very being.

Too Great to Ignore: The Perils of Feminist Prominence

Across social media, those with high followings have activism mapped onto them.

Is “Twenties” Really a Win for Black Queer Representation?

The show ultimately eschews multidimensional queer dynamics and rests solely on its queer optics.

A Wrinkle in White Supremacy: Even Time Travel Can’t Stop Police Brutality

Time lines merge into an inescapable eternity; there’s no reprieve from injustice.

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