Girl on a Sexist Bandwagon: The Consequences of Publishing’s “Gone Girl” Craze

In these books, certain women are allowed to be messy, make mistakes, and commit heinous crimes while also being presented as anti-heroines who are simply ensnared in systems larger than themselves. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: A Very Very Long List of Great Reads by WOC

Why haven’t you read all of these yet? Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup

When the union said no, the police said yes.  Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Saying "no" to the Aloha Poke Co.

On the ruthless appropriation of Native Hawaiian culture.  Read more »

Backtalk: The Myth of Racism Against White People

This week, Dahlia and Amy dig into the trolling of writer and lawyer Sarah Jeong with accusations of racism against white people. Jeong was recently hired to the New York Times editorial board when... Read more »

Cavalier Non-Apologies: Calling Foul on Josh Hader’s Offensive Tweets

A real, true apology comes with action—a demonstration of how you’re going to do better and be better. Read more »

Gray Matters: How Rape in Pop Culture Became a Matter of Opinion

Time and again, we refuse to believe that people who commit sexual violence specifically get off on the lack of consent, casting them instead as “good boys” confounded by the complex rules of dating in our modern world. Read more »

Canfei to Canji: The Freedom of Being Loud

The erasure of disabled people is one of the most common international crimes against humanity. Read more »

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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 »

Eat, Pray, Spend: Priv-lit and the new, enlightened American dream

Priv-lit and the new, enlightened American dream. Read more »

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 »

Sojourner Truth, Unveiled

The leaders of the [women's suffrage] movement trembled on seeing a tall, gaunt black woman in a gray dress and white turban,...

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