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 »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The 200 greatest songs from 21st century women

Get out your headphones—this one’s an all-day commitment.  Read more »

Uninformed and Uncompensated: Between 23andMe and Ancestry, Who Owns Our Genetic Data?

With the increasing popularity of genetic home-test kits, our DNA might soon be at the disposal of scientists without our knowledge, with semi-dubious consent, and without any credit or compensation. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Abortions We Don't Talk About

Here are the stories we haven’t told you. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Claire Foy's Back Pay

Claire Foy never got that back pay after The Crown’s pay gap scandal. Read more »

Backtalk: Don’t Waste Hannah Gadsby’s Time

This week, Dahlia and Amy dig into Hannah Gadsby’s tremendous, heartbreaking, and honest Nanette. Gadsby’s Netflix special gives us insight into what it means to to tell one’s story to wide acceptance—at one’s own expense. Using comedy as an example, Gadsby asks: Is it enough to be in... Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: A Swedish Student's Plane Protest Stopped a Deportation

A lone student activist on board a plane at Gothenburg airport prevented the deportation of an Afghan asylum seeker from Sweden. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Support for Roe v. Wade Is at an All-Time High

You wouldn’t know it by listening to Republicans. Read more »

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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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Will Filming the Police Keep Us Safe?

There’s a cultural idea that having someone looking over our shoulder makes us behave better. From fake security cameras to Elf... 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 »

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 »