Punishment Is Not Justice: Defying Definitions After Sexual Violence

We need to move beyond binary survivor-perpetrator framing. Read more »

Douchebag Decree: There’s No Coming Back From What You’ve Done

To all the disgraced celebrity men hoping to make a comeback: How about never? Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: When Blackness Means You’re a Problem

The arrest at Starbucks was just one example. Read more »

Sensational Touch: “Queer Sex” Explores Pleasure In Trans and Nonbinary Communities

Trans and nonbinary communities have an absolute right to explore our bodies deeply, openly, and with complete integrity. Read more »

Viva Chavela: The Songs and Swagger of Chavela Vargas

Vargas’s rebellion was not just about what she wore and the company she kept, but also about what she chose to sing. Read more »

The Lab is Not Neutral: Why We Need Scientific Literacy

Contrary to popular belief, science isn’t performed in a vacuum. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Damn

He’s the first non-classical and non-jazz musician to ever win the prize. Read more »

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

The marginalization of transgender women in feminism is not new, but the decades-long debate has taken on new dimension thanks to social media and the ease of finding strangers’ personal information online. 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 »

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 »

Politically Correct Language Isn't Just About Being Polite—It's About Survival

Photo by Phillipe Leroyer (Creative Commons). Two weeks ago, Jonathan Chait published the lengthy essay “Not a Very P.C.... Read more »