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6 Rad Poets to Read This National Poetry Month

You should savor the work of these great contemporary poets this month and every month hereafter. Read more »

15 Indigenous Feminists to Know, Read, and Listen To

Native American stories and voices have been long ignored by mainstream social culture. Read more »

Stuck in the Media Spotlight, LGBTQ Muslims Often Feel Exploited

Queer Muslims have the difficult job of figuring out how to advocate for themselves and their communities. Read more »

In the Frame: Artemisia Gentileschi, the Artist Who Broke the Mold

My ultimate empowered female art heroine is a woman who made a career for herself long before the word “feminist” was in use. Read more »

Backtalk: Scammer SZN

This week, Dahlia and Amy get into all things scammy. The recent news of what the FBI called “Operation Varsity Blues” has revealed a multi-million dollar college admissions scheme run by an organization to aid wealthy parents in bribing university administrators and college prep tutors to pay... Read more »

The Forgotten History of the Women Who Shaped Modern Advertising

It’s easy to dismiss advertising as an anti-feminist industry. Read more »

Here For a Black Planet: Solange’s New Album Sparks Nostalgia for a Pioneering Social-Media Platform

Solange’s partnership with BlackPlanet feels like its own homecoming. Read more »

The History of Manless Climbing

What does true gender equality look like in the climbing world? Read more »

The Art of Dying: Death Doula Marne Lucas Is Changing Our End-Of-Life Aesthetics

End-of-life doulas explain to families what death is going to look and sound like.  Read more »

The Forgotten History of Female Athletes Who Organized Their Own Olympics

Men barred “those delightful creatures” from competing at the Olympics. So female athletes protested by making their own games in 1922. Read more »

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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 »

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 »

The Forgotten History of the Women Who Shaped Modern Advertising

It's easy to dismiss advertising as an anti-feminist industry. 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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