On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: SCOTUS Did a Lot of Very Bad Things Yesterday

They’re backing the Muslim travel ban and crisis pregnancy centers. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Sesame Street

Episodes and resources are being geared toward migrant children at the U.S. border with Mexico. Read more »

Sentimental Miseducation: Alice Bolin Deconstructs the Dead Girl Narrative

From Nicole Brown Simpson to JonBenét Ramsey, Twin Peaks to Pretty Little Liars, the Dead Girl trope has haunted American media and pop culture decade after decade. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: #PermitPatty

Mind your own business, Patty. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Daria

It better be good. Read more »

Racial Roadblocks: The NAACP Lights a Flare on Anti-Blackness

It is nearly impossible to comprehend what it means to be a Black traveler in the United States today without confronting our long anti-Black history. Read more »

The Heart of Whiteness: On Spiritual Tourism and the Colonization of Ayahuasca

Only in our current capitalist system is wellness considered a luxury. Read more »

Popaganda: Labor of Love

Why do romance novels get such a bad rap? The genre is often maligned as being inferior to more “literary” writing, but there’s so much more to it than shirtless cowboys and inaccurate portrayals of BDSM etiquette. Romance writers like today’s two guests live in a complicated world. They navigate... Read more »

Making Waves: The Slow Crawl Toward Making Swimming More Inclusive

Significant barriers obscure women, people of color, and disabled swimmers from entering the water. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Damaging to Kids

It isn’t just a trauma—it’s a traumatic event that breaks the relationship that helps children cope with other traumas. Read more »

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Will Filming the Police Keep Us Safe?

There’s a cultural idea that having someone looking over our shoulder makes us behave better. From fake security cameras to Elf... Read more »

Mad Science: Deconstructing Bunk Reporting in 5 Easy Steps

British scientists have uncovered the truth behind one of modern culture's greatest mysteries: why little girls play with pink toys. Is it...

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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 »

Where My Girls At: Meet Two of Ferguson's Black Queer Activists

Amid national discussions of police brutality and systemic racism, Black women have been the loudest and most consistent voices demanding change. Read more »