Culture

Sex Workers Deserve Better than OnlyFans

Why would OnlyFans bite the hand that feeds it? Read more »

Twists and Turns: Simone Biles, Kerri Strug, and the Trouble with “Taking One for the Team”

She showed the world she was more than a mule for Olympic medals. Read more »

20 Years Later, Aaliyah’s Musical Legacy Is Still Untouchable

She is still the patron saint of R&B-pop, a genre that emerged during the late ’90s and early aughts. Read more »

Demon Seed: “False Positive” Treats Wombs as Receptacles for Terror

In each of these films, it’s the male ego that guides the doctors and fathers. Read more »

Terms of Service: Inside Social Media’s War on Sex Workers

Instagram has long used strict terms of service to antagonize sex workers. Read more »

Soft Power: Nichole Perkins Redesigns the Politics of Desire

People still have a hard time recognizing that Black women need to be protected. Read more »

Stacked Deck: The True Costs of Breast Implants

More and more women believe their implants are causing them harm—and they’re determined to have them removed. Read more »

False Hope: Can Anyone Stop Religious Conversion Camps?

Pray Away cracks open the duality of “belonging.” Read more »

Land Mine: Did “Rutherford Falls” Need to Center a White Guy?

The story draws on a narrative that has gained traction in the reckoning around race and history. Read more »

Queer Fear: The “Fear Street” Trilogy Refuses to Bury Its Gays

Fear Street refuses to prioritize straight, white leads like the slasher films of the past. Read more »

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The Forgotten History of the Women Who Shaped Modern Advertising

It's easy to dismiss advertising as an anti-feminist industry. Read more »

Know & Tell: The Literary Renaissance of Trans Women Writers

For so long, the people who wrote about us were not us. Finally, that is beginning to change. Read more »

"Moonlight" is an Essential Work of Art for the Current Political Moment

Moonlight displays the kind of empathy and humanity that we desperately need right now. Read more »