Male Call: A Conversation About Masculinity and Violence with Byron Hurt and Jackson Katz

Men are the primary victims as well as the primary perpetrators of murder, attempted murder, assault, and aggravated assault. Read more »

Flaunting Freedom: The History of Louisiana’s 18th-Century Tignon Laws

We cannot discount how enslaved Black women used dress as a form of resistance. Read more »

Stacy Rukeyser on Fighting for Feminist TV Characters

The UnREAL showrunner talks misogyny and sexism in Hollywood. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Survivors Standing Together

They were awarded the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage. Read more »

All Pain, No Losses: ESPN Helps Kobe Bryant Escape the Wrath of #MeToo

It’s time to rethink accountability. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Forcibly Removed

It was a very bad day. Read more »

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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 »

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 »

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 »

In a Bizarre 1976 Comic Book, Spider-Man Fought the Villain of Misleading Sex Education

Last week, I came across a very strange comic book: in 1976, Planned Parenthood teamed up with Marvel to publish a one-off comic in which... Read more »