Strategic Celibacy: Liberating Your Desire, Part 1

A key aspect of succeeding in the work of #metoo and smashing the patriarchy will be examining not just true rape culture, but our culture of desire. Read more »

Creating An Empire: Merging Disney and Fox Perpetuates White Supremacy

A media empire the size and scale of Walt Disney is a privately-owned propaganda machine. Read more »

Keep Your White Crowns: The History of America’s Identity Pageants

Fifty years after the creation of Miss Black America, mainstream pageants are still failing to be inclusive. Read more »

Dishonor Roll: Everything Scold Is New Again

Time’s up for deniers of campus sexual assault. Read more »

Ask Auntie Randa: on sex writing, Palestinian roots, and skin privilege

Auntie Randa’s advice on writing about sex, embracing Palestinian roots, and skin privilege. Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Direct Your Anger At Larry Nassar and The Systems That Protected Him

Larry Nassar is guilty by his own admission. So what if Judge Aquilina and Nassar’s victims took revenge on him? Read more »

Backtalk: #MeToo Backlash & Larry Nassar Sentencing

Dahlia and Amy dig into the latest “feminist” backlash against the #MeToo movement. Read more »

Sorry, Not Sorry: When Men Won’t Actually Give Up Their Time

These statements represent just how little space straight cisgender men have devoted to really talking about gender, sex, and power. Read more »

I Want You, But I'm Triggered: Finding Pleasure When Trauma and Memory Collide

Triggers happen. Here’s what to do when trauma threatens to disrupt your pleasure. Read more »

No Invisibility Cloak: White Feminism Won’t Save Aziz Ansari From Himself

Aziz Ansari’s race is not an invisibility cloak that places him above reproach from white and nonwhite women. Read more »

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What I Learned About Gender and Power from Sailor Moon

My life began in 1995 — the year I turned eight and became a divorced kid.    Read more »

The Dramatic History of American Sex-Ed Films

In 1948, in a seventh grade classroom in Eugene, Oregon, a teacher dimmed the lights and flipped on 16mm projector. A film called Human... Read more »

One-Sentence Reviews of the Lesbian Netflix Canon

Lez face it: when you’re a ladygay like myself, cruising the internet for something to watch, you realize very quickly that there are a whole... Read more »

Critical Conditions: For Trans Individuals, Seeking Medical Care Can Be a Minefield

When trans individuals encounter the medical system, they're often met with discrimination and misunderstanding. Read more »