On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: "Rafiki" premiered at Cannes

Rafiki, which makes its debut at Cannes despite being banned in its home country, is also the first Kenyan film to play the festival. Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Hey White People, Stop Calling the Cops on People of Color

Getting police involved in non-police matters and calling police on innocent people is active endangerment. Read more »

Black Retribution in Tech: The Audacity to Imagine

“I have cultivated a special relationship with revenge—one that is built on the idea that I and other Black people deserve acknowledgment as creative individuals and equitable access to tools that can nurture our gifts.” Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The merchandising of "The Handmaid's Tale"

The disturbing merchandizing goes against Atwood’s real message: that women’s independence is a terrifyingly fragile thing. Read more »

The Fried Chicken Dilemma: “Ugly Delicious” Wants Us to Love Our Foods and Ourselves

Racism isn’t always as plain as burning crosses or tiki torches. Read more »

Backtalk: Junot Diaz & MeToo

Can Diaz redeem himself? Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Jordan Peele is back with "Us"

The Get Out creator took to social media to announce his next movie, billed as “a new nightmare.” Read more »

There's (Still) No Crying in Baseball: An All-American Girl Looks Back on the League

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Read more »

Reproducing Racism: Diving Into The Handmaid’s Tale’s Fumbles With Nina Fiore

Nina Fiore on the show’s race problem, #MeToo, and if Moira will ever get her own storyline. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: LGBTQ people ruled the Met Gala carpet

Last night ten out queer women and non-binary folks walked the carpet, more than any previous year. Read more »

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Target Market: Black women with guns: frontier feminists or insurrectionists?

When I was 6 years old, my mother and I were robbed at gunpoint by two men looking for cash. One of them placed the gun at...

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It's Time to End the Long History of Feminism Failing Transgender Women

To imply that trans women pose a threat to cisgender women in restrooms is misinformation that preys on unfounded fears. Read more »

Sojourner Truth, Unveiled

The leaders of the [women's suffrage] movement trembled on seeing a tall, gaunt black woman in a gray dress and white turban,...

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The Forgotten History of the Women Who Shaped Modern Advertising

Long before Peggy Olson fought to be a copywriter on Mad Men, women were pioneering advertisers in the new age of mass media.... Read more »