Influx of Illness: Will Chronic-Illness Patients Get Their #MeToo Movement?

Much like sexual-violence survivors, chronic-illness patients also have whisper networks. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Time's Up For Bill

In an interview, Clinton claimed to “like the #MeToo movement; it’s way overdue.” But when pressed on whether it had prompted him to rethink his own past behavior, he sputtered that of course he hadn’t, because he’d “felt terrible then.” Read more »

It’s All In Your Head: The Dangers of Disbelieving Female Pain

Female pain exists in a crossroad of stigma, disbelief, and misogyny. Read more »

A Displaced Body: “Sick” and the Elusive Search for Wellness

I continue to be poor. I continue to be sick. The system keeps me that way. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: "Sick" Questions How We View Women With Chronic Illness

There’s a class of illnesses—multi-symptomatic, chronic, hard to diagnose—that remain associated with suffering women and disbelieving experts.  Read more »

Broken Systems: Brock Turner And The Campaign to Recall Judge Persky

Judge Persky is just one example of a larger broken system. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Fall of Elizabeth Holmes

Just 2 percent of venture capital dollars go to all-female-founded start-ups. That’s partly because funders don’t believe women’s companies have the same potential. Read more »

Douchebag Decree: No, Samantha Bee and Roseanne Barr Aren't the Same

Samantha Bee’s insult denigrates a person that she has contempt for; Roseanne Barr’s insult denigrates a people. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Kesha Lost Her Appeal to Break Deals With Dr. Luke

At every point in the long legal battle thus far, Kesha has either lost in court or has dropped her claims.  Read more »

Plot Twist: TV’s Surprise-Pregnancy Problem

Pregnancy has become a looming onscreen threat that could suddenly befall any woman. Read more »

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"Moonlight" is an Essential Work of Art for the Current Political Moment

Moonlight displays the kind of empathy and humanity that we desperately need right now. 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 »

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 »

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 »