On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Fourth of July

“What, to the American slave, is your 4th of July?” —Frederick Douglass Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Congrats to Cardi B!

The reigning queen of summer hits. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: White Men Are Angry

This is the summer of rage. Read more »

Backtalk: We Don’t Need to be Civil to Inhumane People

This week, Dahlia and Amy survived another week where hell is empty and all the devils are here on earth. It’s been a couple weeks of horrifying news and the last thing we need to hear is how progressive folks need to be civil to the inhumane Right. It feels the the least possible harm that Stephen... Read more »

Separate and Unequal: Title IX’s Uncertain Future

Title IX, for all its importance, is still an imperfect piece of legislation. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Congrats to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez!

The 28-year-old Democratic Socialist just ousted a 10-term congressman in New York. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: SCOTUS Did a Lot of Very Bad Things Yesterday

They’re backing the Muslim travel ban and crisis pregnancy centers. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Sesame Street

Episodes and resources are being geared toward migrant children at the U.S. border with Mexico. Read more »

Sentimental Miseducation: Alice Bolin Deconstructs the Dead Girl Narrative

From Nicole Brown Simpson to JonBenét Ramsey, Twin Peaks to Pretty Little Liars, the Dead Girl trope has haunted American media and pop culture decade after decade. Read more »

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One-Sentence Reviews of the Lesbian Netflix Canon

Lez face it: when you’re a ladygay like myself, cruising the internet for something to watch, you realize very quickly that there are a whole... 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 »

A Look at How Media Writes Women of Color

Nearly every Saturday morning, feminists of color hold Twitter discussions taking a deeper look at issues, such as gender violence. It’s the... Read more »

"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 »