Culture

Emilly Prado Closes the Coffin on Her Old Life

Everybody’s sense of memory changes over time. Read more »

This Woman’s Work: “Lupita” Gets Inside the Life of an Indigenous Resistance Leader

“This is a woman [who] can tell the story of 500 years of repression of Indigenous peoples.” Read more »

Worthy Secrets: Stepford-esque Men Create True Horror in “The Husbands”

Chandler Baker’s second adult novel takes a look at what equality really means. Read more »

Leap of Faith: Tokyo’s Olympics Spotlight the Women Changing Gymnastics

A new generation of gymnasts rethinks the expectations—and rejects the abuses—that previous ones endured. Read more »

Tingling Meditation: The Pandemic Gives Medical ASMR New Meaning

ASMR provides a small way to enjoy the world without the worry of contracting COVID. Read more »

BitchReads: 13 Books Feminists Should Read in August

The books just keep on coming. Read more »

The Costly Quest for Superhuman Strength

Our culture—our time, our work, and of course, our bodies—is more consumed by optimization than ever. Read more »

5 Feminist Albums That Got Us Through July

These feminist-tinged albums are all in their feelings. Read more »

Remembering the Unshakable Jewishness of “The Nanny”

Jewish television characters have historically been outliers. Read more »

Making Waves: In “Luca” and “Wolfwalkers,” Monstrousness Is a Queer Metaphor

While the two films feature protagonists’ attempts to assimilate into human culture, they also ultimately do so under the threat of violence and discrimination. Read more »

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Why You Should Pay for Porn

If you’re a progressive middle-class individual, chances are you think about where your food comes from. Maybe you try to buy shoes that are... Read more »

Saying Goodbye to Maria and the End of a Sesame Street Era

Growing up, Sesame Street's Maria was one of the best Latina role models I had. Read more »

Oh Joy Sex Toy: How I Realized I'm Asexual

Artist Kiku H shares her personal experiences learning what it means to be asexual. Read more »

Black Girls Hunger for Heroes, Too: A Black Feminist Conversation on Fantasy Fiction for Teens

What happens when two great black women fiction writers get together to talk about race in young adult literature? That's exactly what happens... Read more »