Pins Aren’t Enough: “The Predator” Fiasco Reveals the Complicity of Men in Hollywood

The decision Shane Black made to protect his friend can only be made in environments where men have unquestionable power. Read more »

Five things you could have done instead of giving Jian Ghomeshi a cover story

Maybe we don’t need to give high-profile platforms to abusers who still crave the spotlight. Read more »

Backtalk: Naomi Osaka & Serena Williams Deserved Better

This week, Dahlia and Amy talk about what went down at the U.S. Open and how it hurt both Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams. In a sport with a history of sexism and racism, specifically anti-Blackness, it’s tough to ignore the unfairness lobbed at Williams during this championship match and how... Read more »

Net Loss: The U.S. Open Stole More Than a Point from Serena Williams

Naomi Osaka winning her first major Grand Slam title should’ve been a complement to Williams’s own legacy. Read more »

Steal Magnolias: “Claws” and “Dietland” brought the summer of female scammers to television

It’s been a big year for women grifters, both real and fictional. Read more »

Who Owns Afropunk?

The annual festival is no longer an enclave for Black punks seeking refuge from whiteness. Read more »

Popaganda: Speaking to Specters

Ghosts reveal what is hidden away, under the layers of social etiquette, historical revisionism, and taboo. Read more »

Insult to Injury: Who’s Left out of the Picture When We Talk About Traumatic Brain Injury?

The issue of brain injuries caused by domestic violence is obviously less media-friendly than other angles. Read more »

Brewed Awakening: Has Coffee Culture Become Too Gendered? Talk Amongst Yourselves

Coffee—especially strong, black coffee—is coded as unquestionably masculine. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Congrats to Disney World Workers!

They just won a $15 minimum wage. Read more »

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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 »

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 »

Mad Science: Deconstructing Bunk Reporting in 5 Easy Steps

British scientists have uncovered the truth behind one of modern culture's greatest mysteries: why little girls play with pink toys. Is it...

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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 »