Outcasts No More: Anne Helen Petersen’s New Book Celebrates Unruly Women

In exploring how any ambient space around female celebrities is quickly overfilled with criticism and condemnation, Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud primarily focuses on the unforgiving celebrity media culture, with its unyielding gaze and greed for clicks. Read more »

A Q&A with Kristen Sollee About Unleashing Your Inner Witch

Each page offers illuminating examples of women and femmes resisting the patriarchy and embracing their inner power. Read more »

American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus

What is a hookup, anyway? That’s exactly where Lisa Wade comes in with her new book, American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus. Read more »

BitchReads: 17 Books You Should Read in June

Summer is an ideal time to read a good, engrossing book. Here are Bitch’s picks for June.  Read more »

Surviving the Dystopia: What “The Handmaid's Tale” Teaches Us That “1984” Can’t

The protagonists in The Handmaid’s Tale and 1984 were set on different paths from the moment they were born into societies that defined their freedoms through their respective gender identities. This imposed gender binary reveals the crucial lessons that women learn about... Read more »

Let's Get Crunk: Women in Hip Hop Get A Magnum Opus in “The Crunk Feminist Collection”

The Crunk Feminist Collection operates as a guidebook for navigating how to care for yourself, your sisters, and world more or less in that order. Read more »

Science is Sexist: Slaying Male Superiority in “Inferior”

Inferior challenges the idea that there are fundamental differences between the way men and women’s brains are “wired.” Read more »

Fandom is Feminist: Queering Boy-band Obsession in “Grace and the Fever”

Grace and the Fever follows high school senior Grace Thomas as she meets Jes, a member of her beloved Fever Dream. Read more »

Poetic Resistance Against Everyday Transphobia, Racism, Ableism: A Review of "When the Chant Comes"

Within its pages, When the Chant Comes delivers profound, often gut-wrenching meditations that explore what it means for Barrett to navigate life in the United States as a disabled, pilipinx-amerikan, transgender queer. Read more »

Resistance Narratives: Lidia Yuknavitch on Joan of Arc, Bodies, and Reimagining the Love Story

Intersectional feminism is rising, cracks and fissures are emerging, blind spots are being illuminated, failures examined, possibilities getting born. Good. Bring it. Read more »

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Know & Tell: The literary renaissance of trans women writers

“By morning a familyof baffled new bodiescaress one another in the sun& each by each,we teach...

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Rewriting the Future: Using Science Fiction to Re-Envision Justice

When I tell people I am a prison abolitionist and that I believe in ending all prisons, they often look at me like I rode in on a...

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A Look at How Media Writes Women of Color

Nearly every Saturday morning, feminists of color hold Twitter discussions taking a deeper look at issues, such as gender violence. It’s the... Read more »

Mock & Awe: Janet Mock on truth-telling, community building, and writing the story she had been waiting for her whole life.

Mainstream media does a pretty horrendous job of telling the stories of trans people, often focusing on the details of their transition and...

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