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On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Who Benefits from “Woke” Brands?

“In October, menstrual product brand Always changed the packaging of some of its sanitary pads.”

Sticky Fingers: What Have We Learned from a Decade of Sexting?

Regardless of the progression of sexting as a practice, the way women are exploited online has yet to change.

The Lasting Impact of the “Fleabag” Jumpsuit

The iconography of clothing in film and television has transcended time and gender over the years.

Bitch in a Box: 7 Gifts for the Phone-Obsessed Child

These gifts help leverage the hours spent on phone apps and social media into tangible skills we can all use.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Why is Hollywood Afraid of Lupita Nyong’o?

“Nyong’o has been photographed far more than she has been cast.”

(Black) Girls Need Love Too: R&B Creates New Standards for Situationships

This generation of Black women R&B artists are seeking clarity and setting new relationship standards for themselves—and their devoted fanbases.

The Best Queer YA Novels of 2019

It’s been a stunning year for queer young-adult novels.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Golden Globes Once Again Snub Female Directors

In a bold and refreshing move, the Golden Globes nominated five men in the best directing category.

Unpoetic Injustice: “Queen & Slim” Treats Its Outlaws as Misguided Political Symbols

It treats its strangers–turned–outlaws as political symbols rather than fleshed-out characters with interests and flaws.

Solo Act: R&B Music Made My First Apartment Feel like Home

Our physical living space is closely tied to our emotional needs.